The curriculum of the Minor in Women's and Gender Studies includes core courses in Women's and Gender Studies and elective courses in the following departments or programs: Anthropology, Canadian Studies, Classics, Drama, English, Fine Arts, Geography and Environment, History, International Relations, Modern Languages and Literatures, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies and Sociology.

The core courses provide a valuable introduction to the principles of Women's and Gender Studies as well as a more advanced study of the diverse theoretical and methodological approaches of feminism.  The elective courses approach women's and gender issues from specific disciplinary perspectives.

For the courses required for the Minor and their prerequisites see the Academic Calendar.

When advice is needed on the Women’s and Gender Studies program, students can contact the Program Advisor, Leslie Kern (

To keep track of the courses you have taken, it is useful to fill in a Degree Audit Form.