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    Jul 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog 
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Minor in Women’s and Gender Studies

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Program Overview

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 perspectives.

Progression & Graduation Requirements
  • Fifteen hours of course work is required, with at least nine hours of upper-division credit. Students should register for cross-listed courses under the WGST course heading.
  • A grade of C or better is required in all courses. 
  • 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.

Upper Division Courses: 9 to 12 Hours

Select 9-12 hours from the following courses, with courses from at least three different departments.

History, Anthropology and Philosophy

English and Foreign Languages



Sociology, Criminal Justice and Social Work

Other Approved Courses: 0 to 3 Hours

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

Total Hours for the Minor: 15

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