Division of Humanities

This academic program is housed in the Division of Humanities in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences.

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The gender studies minor examines the relationship between biological differences and social inequality, explores the construction of sexual identity, and analyzes the variations in gender systems that have occurred across cultures over time. Students explore the methods and concepts of gender studies in a variety of academic disciplines including film studies, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, and sociology. This minor can be combined with any major and minor. A minimum of 9 credits must be exclusive to the minor and cannot be counted toward any other majors/minors/certificate programs.

Gender Studies Minor Requirements (15 credits)

Core Courses (3 credits)
GEST 2050 Introduction to Gender Studies (3 credits)

Minor Electives (12 credits)
Select 6 credits from the following courses:
ARTS 3020 Women in the Arts (3 credits)
COMM 3100 Gendered Images in Popular Culture (3 credits)
FILM 3040 Women and Film (3 credits)
GEST 4900 Special Topics in Gender Studies (3 credits)
LITR 3040 Women and Literature (3 credits)
LITR 4060 Critical Theories and Gender (3 credits)

Select 6 credits from the following courses:
PSYC 2110 Human Sexuality (3 credits)
PSYC 3360 Psychology of Gender (3 credits)
PSYC 3750 Gender and Counseling (3 credits)
SOCL 3110 Gender, Sexuality and the Family (3 credits)
SOCL 3300 Gender at Work (3 credits)
SOCL 4010 Lesbian ,Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Cultures (3 credits)

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the 2014-2015 edition of the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.