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Minor in Gender Studies

Why Minor in Gender Studies at Eastern? 

Eastern Students have the option of registering for a minor in Gender Studies.  This minor is ‘housed’ in the Psychology Department, and any questions can be directed to Dr. Landi Turner (Email: YTurner2@eastern.edu)

Please Note:  PSYC 299 OR ENGL 299 Seminar by the Sea: Gender Studies is recommended for all Gender Studies Minors.
This is a unique 3-week, faith-based course on Gender Studies, held in Maine.  The course draws students from around the country, allowing them to live in a community and explore what it means to live in a gendered society.  The course is offered bi-yearly during Summer session in alternate years (2015, 2017, etc.)  For more information see www.seminarbythesea.com.

Course Number Course Name Credit
Choose any 6 Courses from the list below
(18 Credits required for the Gender Studies Minor):
BIBL 325 Women in Scripture and Tradition 3
COMM 304 Family Communication 3
COMM 322 Mass Media and Cultural Studies 3
ENGL 210 Literature of Women 3
ENGL 225 Post-colonial Women's Novels 3
ENGL 299 Seminar by the Sea: Gender Studies * 3
INST 480 Christian Marriage 3
POLI 316 Women and Politics 3
PSYC 299 Seminar by the Sea: Gender Studies * 3
PSYC 322 Psychology of Gender 3
SOCI 310 The Family 3
SOCI 312 Majority/Minority Relations 3
SOCI 315 Social Stratification 3
SOWK 110 Human Diversity and Social Interaction 3
SOWK 253 Social Work with Families 3
THEO 316 Theology of the Body 3
* Either PSYC 299 OR ENGL 299 are recommended for all Gender Studies Minors
Total Credit Hours: 18

Full descriptions of undergraduate course offerings are available in Eastern's undergraduate course catalog.

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