Carthage offers a minor in women’s and gender studies. Students must complete the Carthage Core, Distribution Requirements, and the minor requirements listed below. 

The minor promotes critical thinking and effective communication skills that allow students to engage in an increasingly more diverse world.

The Minor in Women’s and Gender Studies

The minor consists of five courses (20 credits), three required and two electives.

Required Courses (12 credits)
  • WMG 1100 Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies (4 credits)
  • WMG 3110 Women’s and Gender Studies Theory (4 credits)
  • WMG 4200 The Gendering of Leadership (4 credits)
Choose Two (8 credits)
  • WMG 2210 Family Violence (4 credits)
  • WMG 2450 Race, Gender, and Sex in Ancient Greece and Rome (4 credits)
  • WMG 2500 Blacks in Antiquity: Race in the Ancient Mediterranean World (4 credits)
  • WMG 2530 Racial and Cultural Minorities (4 credits)
  • WMG 2770 Sex, Gender, and Sexuality in a Diverse World (4 credits)
  • WMG 2800 Decoding Disney (4 credits)
  • WMG 2910 Constitutional Law II: Civil Rights and Liberties (4 credits)
  • WMG 3020 Women and the Bible (4 credits)
  • WMG 3030 Women of Africa (4 credits)
  • WMG 3040 African Transitions (4 credits)
  • WMG 3090 Literature of Diversity (4 credits)
  • WMG 3100 Literature and Gender (4 cr.)
  • WMG 3200 Women and Politics (4 credits)
  • WMG 3250 Advanced Feminist Theory (4 credits)
  • WMG 3330 The Economics of Love and Sex (4 credits)
  • WMG 3350 Human Rights (4 credits)
  • WMG 3460 Psychology of Women and Gender (4 credits)
  • WMG 3500 Global Poverty (4 credits)
  • WMG 3760 Women in the Arts (4 credits)

Current students: You should follow the official College Catalog from the year you entered Carthage and work with your advisors and the program chair to ensure all requirements are met.