University General Course Catalog 2020-2021 
    Feb 28, 2021  
University General Course Catalog 2020-2021

Women’s Studies, Minor

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This interdisciplinary program in the College of Liberal Arts provides students with an understanding of women in historical and contemporary contexts and an exploration of gender as it influences scholarship and human relations. The program is multicultural, emphasizing the intersection of race, class, sexuality, gender, and ethnicity. The full range of academic disciplines is considered from the perspective of gender, understood as both female and male.

Students analyze contributions women have made throughout history in all aspects of life, sources of their omission from traditional approaches to scholarship and traditional centers of power, and contemporary issues concerning gender and sexual orientation in culture and society.

Contact Information

Gender, Race, and Identity Program
Thompson Building 106
(775) 682-6480

College of Liberal Arts Advising:

Program Requirements (18 units)

B. Complete 9 units from Group A and/or B below, at least 6 units must be from Group A.

Women’s Studies and Crosslisted Electives (Group A)

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