Gender and Ethnic Studies Minor | AUM

Gender and Ethnic Studies Minor

Program Description

The Gender & Ethnic Studies minor offers students an interdisciplinary understanding of the role gender, ethnicity, and race plays in society and politics across historical periods and geographic areas using multiple academic perspectives.

To earn a minor in Gender & Ethnic Studies, students will complete at least 15 credit hours, including at least three courses at the 3000 level or higher. While there are no prerequisites for the minor, individual course prerequisites apply. Also, some of the courses may be taught as writing-intensive courses. Students must take at least one course from three different departments and may take no more than two courses from the same department or program. Students must achieve a combined GPA of 2.0 in all minor courses to be awarded a minor in Gender & Ethnic Studies.

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College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Dr. Pia Knigge
Department of Political Science and Public Administration
Auburn University at Montgomery

College of Sciences
Dr. Sheila Mehta
Department of Psychology
Auburn University at Montgomery

Program Overview

The courses listed below count toward the minor.

Course # Course Name
INTL 2030 Hispanic Culture
INTL 2060 Asian Studies
SOCI 2250 Human Sexuality
COMM 3000 Intercultural Communication
SOCI 3050 Women and Culture
SOCI 3070 Sociology of Gender Roles
VISU 3070 Women in the Arts
HIST 3090 African American History
ANTH 3120 North American Archaeology
COMM 3350 Communication and Gender
PSYC 3460 Psychology of Gender
PSYC 3470 Culture and Psychology
ECON 3500 Labor Economics
VISU 3650 Southern Art
POLS 3880 Gender and Politics
HIST 4030 History of American Slavery
HIST 4040 African American Experience Since Emancipation
JUST 4100 Women in Criminal Justice
SOCI 4100 Minority Groups
ENGL 4110 Multilingual Composition
JUST 4200 Comparative Criminal Justice System
HIST 4230 Women in Medieval Society
POLS 4400 Politics of Race and Immigration
SOCI 4400 Global Child Advocacy Issues
POLS 4500 Southern Politics
POLS 4600 Constitutional Law I (Civil Liberties and Rights)
ENGL 4620 Holocaust Literature
HIST 4640 South African History
HIST 4650 Racial Segregation in South Africa
ENGL 4750 Women and Literature
ENGL 4790 Ethnic Literature of the U.S.