Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Minor

This program is offered by the History Department

Program Curriculum

Program Overview

Women, gender, and sexuality studies is an interdisciplinary program concerned with issues that affect people due to their gender or sexual identity. The minor allows students to take courses in various departments that will enrich their lives as they explore topics such as the meanings of femininity and masculinity, sexual orientation, gender roles in society, sex, feminism, and global gender issues.

Requirements (18 credits)

Total Credit Hours: 18

At least nine credits must be at the 300-400 level, and no more than nine credits can be from any one discipline. Special topic courses may also be used pending approval of the appropriate department chair and the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies coordinator.

Students may take advantage of coursework offered through the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education if required courses are not available at CCSU. For more information about the Hartford Consortium, click here.


Professors who teach Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Minor