Minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS)

Minor Requirements

The minor requires a total of six WGSS-designated courses:

  • WGSS 200. Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • One course in Theoretical Inquiries (WGSS281, WGSS 381, WGSS 481)
  • One course in Social Justice, Social Movements (WGSS 282, WGSS 382, WGSS 482)
  • One course in either Critical Humanities (WGSS 283, WGSS 383, WGSS 483) or Critical Social Sciences (WGSS 284, WGSS 384, WGSS 484)
  • Two elective courses designated as WGSS (any course not designated as WGSS must be approved by a WGSS advisor)

The above courses must also meet the following requirements:

  • At least three courses (12 credits) must be at the 300 level or higher, including at least one course at the 400 level
  • At least three courses (12 credits) must be cross-listed, each with a different departments
  • At least three courses (12 credits) must be taken at Binghamton University
  • Students must receive a minimum of a C grade in order for a course to fulfill requirements for the minor, and no courses taken under the Pass/Fail option may be credited toward the minor

For more information visit the University Bulletin or contact WGSS director, Benita Roth.

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Benita Roth

Director, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS); Professor; Vice President for Academics, Binghamton Chapter, United University Professions (UUP)

Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Sociology; United University Professions (UUP)