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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Minor: Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 18

Minimum Cumulative GPA required to earn minor: None.

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: None.

Other GPA requirements to earn minor: None.

Contact Information: Mazie Hough, Associate Director of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, 581-1228.

The minor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, approved in 1989, has been used to enhance a wide variety of majors in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (including a recent major in Physics.).  A wide variety of students from programs in other colleges have also chosen the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies minor; the most common of these are Human Development and Family Studies, Social Work, Nursing, and the Bachelors of University Studies.

Besides the two core courses listed below there is a wide variety of courses that can be used for the remaining four electives, including internships or independent study.  For lists of courses in addition to those below (both WGS courses and approved departmental electives) offered in a given semester, contact the WGS office, (207) 581- 1228 or visit our web site at   http://www.umaine.edu/womenstudies/.

Mazie Hough and Elizabeth Neiman, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies core faculty members, advise all the minors and approves transfer credit. 

Electives: (12 credits)

The remaining 12 credits can be taken from among additonal major core courses or Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Topics courses, internships, independent study courses, or courses taken at other universities in the U.S. or abroad.

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