Women and Gender Studies Minor

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A minor in Women’s and Gender Studies can prepare you for the professional and multicultural job world. Any range of jobs from law, government, medicine, education, counseling, and human services can be enhanced with a minor in women’s studies. This minor will also increase critical and analytical thinking skills, provide a perspective in interdisciplinary studies, and prepare students for graduate schools. A minor in Women’s Studies can be a useful component in any student’s education.

Students who wish to intend to pursue a Women’s Studies Minor must complete a 15 credit hours. Courses include Women in Society, Psychology of Gender and African Women Writers.

Degree Requirements

WGS Affiliate list

Sabrina L. Hom she/her Philosophy Continental feminism, race theory, feminist social theory
Scott Butler he/him Health and Human Performance HIV/AIDS, sexual health, women's health, public health
Eryn Viscarra she/her Government and Sociology gender, family, sexual health, emerging adulthood, research methods
Jamie Downing she/her Communication religious rhetorics, space, place, and diaspora, foodways
Dana Gorzelany-Mostak sher/her Music gender, race, and music; gender and political communication, public history
Stephanie Opperman she/her History and Geography women's activism, oral history, reproductive health, global foodways
Jennifer Graham she/her OIE/Women's Center & LGBTQ+ Programs feminist leadership, sexual assault prevention/response, DEI, student development
Katie Simon she/her English critical theory; American literature; race, class, gender; environmental justice
Sunita Manian she/her Philosophy and Liberal Studies Gender and sexuality in South Asia
Sandra Godwin she/her Government & Sociology identity and inequality (social psychology), history of Georgia State College for (white) women
Colin Whitworth they/he Communication queer theory, lgbtq+ representation, performance, aesthetic methods
Joanna Schwartz she/her Marketing LGBTQ+ marketing, DEI and JEDI practice, trans and nonbinary inclusivity, LGBTQ+ health
Alesa Liles She/her Government and Sociology - Criminal Justice Crime & mental health, women in cj, juvenile Justice, corrections, cj policy
Chika Unigwe She/her English (Creative Writing) Negofeminism, African feminist writers/writing
Ruben Yepes He/him Arts (Art History) Gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity in visual culture. Feminist art.
Allison Miller She/they Management, Marketing, & Logistics history of LGBTQ+, global pride, diversity in organizations, gender identity
Jessica Wallace she/her History and Geography colonial and early American women, Native American women
Mary Magoulick she/her English Women & pop culture, myth, and sci fi; Nat Am women international women