University of Pittsburgh BradfordAcademics
Women's Studies Minor

Program Name: Women's Studies

Program Designation: Minor

Program Contact: Jesse Blackburn, Program Director

Academic Division: Select One

Program Description:

 This minor is an interdisciplinary program that encourage students to critically examine the culture, politics, and history of women by exploring the economic and material conditions of women today; locating the role of women in historic and political movements; tracing and socio-politically contextualizing the trajectory of women’s rights; examining the role of women in culture, literature, and the arts; analyzing the relationship between women’s health and public policy; connecting women’s rights to social justice; applying academic theories to practical and applied experiences; and preparing students to live and work in ways which equalize the modern and future axes of gender, privilege, race, and sexuality.

Required courses: (students must earn a C- or better in all minor courses and a GPA of 2.0 in the minor is required)

Select two electives from the following (at least one must be upper-level):

Additional Information: