King, Sigrid

Education PhD, English, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La.MA, English, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La.BS, English Secondary Education, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La. Publications S. King, “Pilgrimage for … Continued

Beatty, Jan

Education MFA, Poetry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.BS, Social Work, West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va. Publications “The Body Wars,” University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020 “Jackknife, New and Selected Poems,” University … Continued

Barry, Tess

Education MFA, Creative Writing/Poetry, Carlow University, Pittsburgh, Pa.MA, English, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.BA, English Writing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa. Publications  “My Mother as Walden Pond,” F(r)iction Literary Journal … Continued

Balmert, Michael

Education PhD, Communication Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan.MA, Rhetoric and Communication, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.BS, dual majors, Mass Communication, Public Address, Towson State University, Towson, Md. AA, Humanities and … Continued

Understand the cultural history of gendered experiences: Minor in Women’s & Gender Studies

With the Women’s and Gender Studies minor, you can explore the historical condition of women and the interpretation of women and gender in the various disciplines. You will come to understand the present and future position of women in society and issues of intersectionality, such as race, gender, social class and sexuality. With this minor, you will be equipped to debate gendered situations today.

A minor in Women’s and Gender Studies is valuable in careers in advocacy, social services-related occupations, community development and government. 

Women’s and Gender Studies curriculum

The Women’s and Gender Studies minor requires three courses and three electives totaling 18 credits.

Required Courses

  • Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Visions of Social Change: Global Women’s Writing
  • Feminist Theories
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