Auburn Bulletin 2023-2024

Women's and Gender Studies Minor

Women’s and Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary minor, advances teaching, research, and scholarship about women's lives and about gender roles, relations, and identities. The minor sheds new light on existing knowledge of women and gender, integrates scholarship on women and gender into traditional disciplines, examines the impact of the social construction of femininity and masculinity, and promotes understanding of and appreciation for the diversity and complexity of gender historically and cross-culturally. To learn more about the program in Women’s and Gender Studies and to see a current listing of courses to fulfill the electives in the minor, go to

WMST 2100Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies3
WMST 5980Feminist Theory3
Elective Courses 19
Contact the Director of Women's and Gender Studies or view the Program website for additional approved course listings.
Total Hours15

Students must complete a minimum 9 hours at 3000-level or above.


ANTH 3000,3200,3600,5200, ARTS 3810, CMJN 4400,COMM 5430, ENGL 4310,4320,4510,4710,4740, HDFS 2000, 3040, 4680, 4700, 5300, HIST 3020, 3560,3600,3610,5030,5060, LEAD 2100, MDIA 3320, MUSI 5110,5113, PHIL 1090, 3800, POLI 3720,4030,5610, PSYC 2510, SOCY 3300,3500,5500,5600,5670, SOWO 3800, 3850, THEA 4950, WMST 3500,3900,3970