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Graduate Minor

View our Fall 2012 Graduate Courses here

A Graduate Minor in WGS
supports interdisciplinary research and provides students with
an understanding of the impact of gendered practices
on social and cultural behavior and thought
a theoretical foundation for analyzing and responding
to these gendered practices and their outcomes.

The minor complements a graduate degree in discplines all over campus.
Some of our Grad Minors come from these departments:
Communication Studies
Political Science

Requirements for the Graduate Minor in WGS

Students interested in the graduate minor in Women’s and Gender Studies
in either the Master’s or Doctorate program should complete the
WGS Plan of Study Form and submit it, through their advisory committee,
to the Graduate Advisor of the WGS Curriculum Committee for final approval
by the WGS Director. The student’s WGS Plan of Study Form will be maintained
in the WGS Office and any changes affecting the WGS Minor should be coordinated with the advisory committee and the Graduate Advisor of the Curriculum. Courses must be clearly delineated as to which hours count
as major coursework and which as minor coursework.

Students minoring in WGS must complete 12 semester hours of course work including WGS 7150 and WGS 7900 and 6 hours in WGS -approved courses
at the 4000 level or above. Of these courses, no more than two may be taken within the same department or with the same professor and no more than
one course may be taken within the student's home department.

Admission & Financial Support

A student must be accepted by the Graduate School and an LSU Graduate Program. After acceptance into a departmental program, the student should
work with faculty advisory committees in their home department
and in Women's and Gender Studies to identify specific coursework that
will be taken in WGS as part of their graduate studies at LSU.

Graduate research assistantships may be available from participating departments, institutes and centers. The primary source of financial support
is from the Graduate School and the student’s home department.


Fill out the WGS Graduate Minor Program of Study here.

Fill out the WGS 7900 Independent Study Form here.

Related Information
PhD Students are eligible for the
Ann Veronica Simon Outstanding Gender Studies Dissertation Award

To join the listserv for WGSGO,
the Women's & Gender Studies Graduate Organization,
visit our googlegroups page.

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