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Minor in Gender Studies (GNDRMIN)Department of Gender Studies

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements.


Due to the transdisciplinary nature of the department, the Minor in Gender Studies complements a wide variety of programs and degrees. From the humanities to the sciences, policy to the arts, media to education, the Minor in Gender Studies can enhance a student's degree as it examines how gender and its intersections have an impact on various fields.

Minor requirements

The minor requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. Introductory. Three (3) credit hours:
  2. Intermediate. Three (3) credit hours:
  3. Advanced.
    1. 300–499 Level. Six (6) credit hours:
    2. 400–499 Level. Three (3) additional credit hours:
  4. International/Non-Western Emphasis. One (1) course:
  5. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Minor Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. Minor Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    4. Minor GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.