The Minor in Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) at Regis College offers a multidisciplinary approach to exploring and advancing your understanding of the role and history of the contributions of women across cultures, the role of gender in the formation of our lives and perspectives, and the ways that a focus on women and/or gender illuminates systems, policies, and ideologies across culture and time.
An intellectual complement to any academic major or program, the minor in WGS offers you opportunities to discover and to produce knowledge about women and gender in society from a variety of disciplinary perspectives and modes of inquiry.
After earning your minor in Women's and Gender Studies you will be able to:
To fulfill the minor in Women and Gender Studies, students take 18 credits, including the required introductory course: WS 201: Introduction to Women’s Studies. The additional 15 credits must be chosen from at least three different academic disciplines.
Select 15 credits representing at least three different academic disciplines:
The WGS program annually awards the Mary C. Bryan Women’s and Gender Studies Award in recognition of exemplary student work that enhances our understanding of women’s experiences and/or our knowledge of the role of gender in our lives and our history. Named for Mary C. Bryan, esteemed Regis educator and feminist, the award invites creative works, scholarly papers, and honors theses for consideration. All Regis undergraduate students, irrespective of major or program, are eligible and encouraged to submit.
Deadline: generally late March of every spring semester.