University of Maine at Farmington 2017-2018 Catalog

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Students may choose a minor field of study, commonly called a minor, along with their major. A minor usually consists of 20 credits of study. Minors are optional, but many students find that a minor is helpful in providing greater career opportunities after graduation. The requirements for the various minors are listed within individual majors as well as in this section.
Following are the requirements for official University of Maine at Farmington minors. Contact the chairperson of the department offering the minor for an application.
*Starred courses have pre-requisites not included in the minor requirements.

Womens and Gender Studies

Required Courses:
WST 101S                Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies                4
WST 330 Contemporary Feminist Thought 4

Twelve credits of electives selected from other WST courses and departmental courses cross-listed with Women's and Gender Studies

At least four of these credits must be in WST courses
ENG 295H The Female Body in Western Culture                           4
WST 277 Special Topics in Women's and Gender Studies           4
ENG 283H Fiction by Women 4
WST 297 Independent Study in Women's & Gender Studies 2 or 4
WST 377 Special Topics in Women's and Gender Studies 2 or 4
WST 396 Internship in Women's and Gender Studies 4 or 8
WST 397 Independent Study in Women's and Gender Studies 2 to 4

Total credits for the Minor: 20

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