Minor in Women's Studies

Contact Person:
Dr. Christine M. Doran, Associate Professor & Director of Womens & Gender Studies104 Morey Hall, 267-3354, dorancm@potsdam.edu

18-24 credit hours required.
All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:          

Required Courses   3-4
WMST 100 Women's & Gender Studies (3-4 credits)

Choose five additional Women’s and Gender Studies Courses as electives.  A list of all approved courses is available from the Director.


  1.  At least three courses must be upper division courses (300 or above)   
  2. At least 1 of the upper division courses must have a multicultura perspective (WSM) (see WSM course designators online)
  3. At least 3 courses must be from the School of Arts & Sciences
  4. Some courses have prerequisites in additions to WMST 100. See catalog or instructors for other prerequisites
  5. A minimum of 2.0 is required for all courses counted toward the minor