Women's & Gender Studies

A minor in Women's & Gender Studies requires 12h of core courses, indicated in bold type below. With the exception of IDST courses, no more than 12h can be in a single discipline. Some upper-level courses have pre-requisites. All courses offered towards this minor must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

Please view the Registrar's Office website for course availability.


Course #

Course Title


ART 3513

Women and Art


BUSI 3753

Gender and Diversity in Organizations

BUSI2733 or IDST 2906 or permission

CLAS 2663

Classical Greece: State and Society

30h or permission

CLAS 3123

Gender & Sexuality in the Greco-Roman World

30h or permission

CLAS 3443

Roman Women & the Family

30h or permission

CREL 2533

"Cults" New Religious Movements


CREL 2553

Goddesses and Women of Power


CREL 3123

Writing Life:  Worldviews and Experience


EDUC 4633

Human Sexuality


ENGL 3553

20th Century American Poetry

ENGL 1406 or 1413/1423

ENGL 3833

Writing by Women I

ENGL 1406 or 1413/1423

ENGL 3843

Writing by Women II

ENGL 1406 or 1413/1423

ENGL 3983

Children's Literature II

ENGL 1406 or 1413/1423

FRAN 3203

Voix de femmes

In French

HIST 2123

Gender & Sexuality in Europe to 1789

30h or permission

HIST 2133

Gender & Sexuality in Modern Europe

30h or permission

HIST 2263

Canadian Women's History


HIST 2553

Educating Canadians


HIST 3393

Women & Gender in Canadian History


HIST 3493

American Women & Social Reform


HIST 3543

Power & Prestige in Medieval Europe


HIST 3643

History of European Men, Masculinity and Gender From the Middle Ages to 1800

12h history or permission

WGST 1413

Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies


WGST 2906
WGST 2913

Women and Gender in the Modern World

Global Women's Movement

2nd yr standing or equivalent

No Prereq.

WGST 2193

Women in Science


WGST 3023

Feminist Theory


WGST 3123

Feminism and Popular Culture


WGST 3503

Making Men and Women: Gender Through the Ages

2nd yr standing or equivalent

WGST 3703

Special Topics in Women's and Gender Studies

2nd yr standing or equivalent

WGST 4913

Women of the African Diaspora

WGST 4903 Directed Individual Readings in Women's and Gender Studies

4th year Honours and Permission of Instructor

IDST 3123

Family Law

3rd yr standing

IDST 3503

History of Ideas about Women


KINE 3353

Women, Sport, and Activity

3rd year standing

NUTR 2323

Food and People

Open to nutrition majors and majors/minors of the Women and and Gender Studies program.

PHIL 2233

Philosophy and Feminism


POLS 3013

The Politics of Gender

Permission Required

POLS 3513

Gender and Development


POLS 4883

Human Rights

POLS 2683/2783 or permission

PSYC 2163

Psychology of Gender

PSYC 1013/1023

PSYC 2183

Human Sexuality

PSYC 1013/1023

SOCI 2323

Sociology of Families

6h SOCI from 1006, 1106, 1013, 1023, 1033, 1113 or equivalent

SOCI 2343

Sociology of Aging

6h SOCI from 1006, 1106, 1013, 1023, 1033, 1113 or equivalent

SOCI 2363

Women and Aging

6h SOCI from 1006, 1106, 1013, 1023, 1033, 1113 or equivalent

SOCI 2806

Gender and Sexuality

6h SOCI from 1006, 1106, 1013, 1023, 1033, 1113 or equivalent

SOCI 2853 The Anthropology of Magic and Religion

6h SOCI from 1006, 1106, 1013, 1023, 1033, 1113 or equivalent

SOCI 3253 Work, Family and Gender Permission of Instructor

SOCI 3803

Queer Studies (Lesbian and Gay Studies)

12h SOCI (see calendar for details)

SOCI 4163

Seminar in Gender and Feminism

Restricted to SOCI majors

SOCI 4173

Seminar in Aging and Gerontology

Restricted to SOCI majors

THEA 3973

Women and Theatre

2nd year standing


Inquiries regarding the Women's & Gender Studies minor may be directed to Anne Quema 
See also the WGST website Here


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