Women and Gender Studies

Minor Requirements

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program offers an interdisciplinary minor (20 credits)

Requirements for the WGS Minor (20 credits)

  • WGS 1000: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies
  • At least two courses at the 3000-level
  • At least one course at the 4000-level


List of Courses Counting Toward the WGS Minor

  • WGS 1000: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies
  • ENG 2200: Critical Reading and Interpretation (depends on topic)
  • WGS/PHL 2016: Family Ethics
  • WGS/HST 2240 U.S. Women’s History
  • WGS/ENG 2220: Women’s Literary Tradition
  • WGS/SOA 2030: Sociology of the Family
  • WGS/SOA 2040: Race and Ethnicity
  • WGS/COM/SOC 2274: Women, Gender, and Culture
  • WGS 2881/3881: Special Topics in Women’s and Gender Studies
  • WGS/HST 3242: War, Gender and the Military in U.S. History
  • WGS 3100 (SL): Feminist Theory and Praxis
  • WGS/REL 3007: Women in the Bible
  • WGS/SOA 3040: Social and Global Inequalities
  • WGS/ENG/GBS 3298: Women Writing Worldwide
  • WGS 3300: Gender Issues in Sport
  • WGS/PSC 3311: Women and Politics
  • WGS/COM/GBS 3374: Global Media Representations of Women
  • WGS/SPN/GBS 3280: Latin American Women Writers
  • WGS 4444: Independent Study in WGS
  • WGS 4881: Advanced Topics in Women’s and Gender Studies
  • WGS/SOA 4015: Sociology of Work and Family
  • WGS/COM/SOA 4424: Gender Speak
  • WGS/EXS 4675: Body and Identity
  • WGS 4810-4815: Student Internship (Variable Credit)



The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.

Tours are available 7 days a week. Please contact us to schedule your visit.
(800) 345-6993
(336) 841-9216
(336) 888-6382 (fax)

Women & Gender Studies In The News

Gayle Kaufman
Author of ‘Superdads’ to Visit HPU
read more
Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan addresses High Point University students during an Elect Her–Campus Women Win training session held at HPU today.
HPU Hosts ‘Elect Her’ Training
read more
Jenn Brandt
Professor to Lead Front Porch Conversation on ‘The Other Wes Moore’
read more
View All

Flickr Photostream: Women & Gender Studies