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Women’s and Gender Studies Minor


Students must apply for the WGS or QS minor in the Women’s & Gender Studies office well in advance of graduation for transcript evaluation. In order to be eligible for the minor, students must complete all degree requirements and a major in another academic department.

Specfic Courses 4
WGS 101 Women, Difference, and Power 4
Electives 20
Upper-division WGS courses 8
WGS or other subject code (8 credits can be lower-division) 12
Total Credits 24
  • Minor candidates are strongly urged to take History and Development of Feminist Theory (WGS 315).
  • No more than 6 credits of Reading and Conference (WGS 405) and Practicum (WGS 409) may be counted toward the minor.
  • No more than 8 credits may be taken pass/no pass. All graded courses in the minor must be completed with grades of C- or higher.
  • No more than 8 credits may count toward both the minor and the student’s major.
  • At least 16 credits applied to the Women’s & Gender Studies minor must be taken at the University of Oregon.