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2015-2016 Augusta University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Augusta University Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Minor in Women’s and Gender Studies


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The interdisciplinary Women’s and Gender Studies Minor is designed for students who wish to study  how gender, as it intersects with other identities, influences everyday life; special consideration is given to the study of women’s perspecitives.  Fifteen hours of course work is required, with at least 9 hours of upper-division credit. A grade of C or better is required in all courses.  Students should register for cross-listed courses under the WGST course heading.

Before graduation, a student minoring in Women’s and Gender Studies will submit a portfolio for review to the Women’s and Gender Studies Program Committee. The portfolio must contain work from three different disciplines and a reflective essay that reflects the student’s mastery of Women’s and Gender Studies learning outcomes; it may also contain a project undertaken outside of a Women’s and Gender Studies class. The student will also participate in an exit interview.

Courses taken to satisfy Core Areas A through E may not be counted as coursework in the minor.

Select 9-12 Hours from the following courses, with courses from at least three different departments: 9-12 Hours


History, Anthropology and Philosophy


English and Foreign Languages


Communications


Psychology


Sociology, Criminal Justice and Social Work


You may select up to 3 Hours of other appropriate WGST courses to fulfill requirements for the minor. These may include: 0-3 Hours


You may also select up to 3 Hours of other appropriate courses, provided they are approved by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program Committee (WGPC). 0-3 Hours


Total Hours for the Minor: 15


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