MinorWomen's, Ethnicity and Intersectional Studies

A minor in women's, ethnicity and intersectional studies from Wichita State will give you a basic understanding of women's lives through internationalism, representation and social issues, and will expose you to the diversity of experience of many racial and ethnic groups. The minor is a valuable addition to majors such as social work, education, political science, history, pre-law, psychology, criminal justice and others.

Learn how women's, ethnicity and intersectional studies is the right fit for you.

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Admission to the program

To take courses in the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

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The minor in women's, ethnicity and intersectional studies consists of at least 15 credit hours selected based on your interests. You'll choose from courses like: Diverse Women in Popular Culture, Introduction to Gender Studies, Philosophy of Feminism, Women in World Religions, Diversity, Human Rights and the Law, Issues and Perspectives on African Women and Globalism, Asian Women in Modern History, Ethnic America 1500-1924, The Black Experience in America, Native American Tribal Systems, An LGBTQ+ History of the United States, Special Populations in the Criminal Justice System, Ethnic Entrepreneurship, and more.


Thanks to WSU's extensive network of employer connections, students in every major have opportunities to gain real-world experience—helping them build a resume, make professional connections and land their dream jobs.

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