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Gender, Race, and Ethnic Studies Minor

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Minor in Gender, Race, and Ethnic Studies

The Gender, Race, and Ethnic Studies Minor offers students interdisciplinary knowledge of the roles race and ethnicity, as well as, gender and sexuality play in culture, society, and politics across historical periods and geographic areas using different academic disciplines.

To earn a minor in Gender, Race, and 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. 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, Race, and Ethnic Studies. With the approval of the GRES Coordinator, relevant special topic courses, internships, or directed/independent research may count toward the required credit hours for the minor.

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Gender, Race, and Ethnic Studies Minor

Program Overview

The course listings below are a representation of what this minor requires. Select elective courses may also be included. Students may have to take additional courses to fulfill the prerequisites of the required courses.

Course #Course Name
SOCI 2250Human Sexuality
INTL 3000Introduction to Intercultural Studies
SOWK 3000Diversity and Justice
SOCI 3050Women and Culture
SOCI 3070Sociology of Gender Roles
VISU 3070Women and the Arts
JUST 3100Gender in Criminal Justice
ANTH 3120North American Archaeology
HIST 3280 Racial Segregation in South Africa
HIST 3350History of American Slavery
COMM 3350Communication & Gender
HIST 3360 African American Experience since Emancipation
POLS 3450Politics of Race and Immigration
PSYC 3460Psychology of Gender
PSYC 3470 Culture and Psychology (writing intensive)
ECON 3500Labor Economics
VISU 3650Southern Art
HIST 3860Africa Since 1800
POLS 3880Gender and Politics
SOCI 4100Minority Groups
ENGL 4140Multilingual Composition
JUST 4200Comparative Criminal Justice System
MNGT 4250Managing Diversity
SOCI/SOWK 4400Global Child Advocacy Issues
POLS 4500Southern Politics
POLS 4600 Constitutional Law I: Civil Liberties and Rights
ECON 4600Law and Economics
ENGL 4620Holocaust Literature
HIST 4690Contemporary Africa
ENGL 4750Women and Literature
ENGL 4790Ethnic Literature of the U.S.
Special Topics*
Directed/Independent Research*
*With the approval of the GRES Coordinator; must meet at least one GRES Learning Outcome
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