Race/Gender Studies (Minor)

37 Race Gender Studies

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2024–Spring 2025 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Race/Gender Studies
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Departments: Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Pan-African Studies 
Academic Plan Code(s): RGS_MINOR

Program Requirements

WGST 201Women In American Culture - AH, D13
PAS 200Introduction to Pan-African Studies - D1, SB3
WGST 347/PAS 364Racism and Sexism - D1, SB3
Select two of the following: 16
Diverse Perspectives in Philosophy - AH, D2
Black Women Novelists - WR, D2, AH
Faces of Global Poverty - WR
Black Lesbian Lives
Women in Africa: Historical and Literary Perspectives
African-American Women - WR
African-American Women in Theatre - D1, WR, AH
Black Feminism in Action
U.S. Social Justice Movements of the 20th Century
Black Women's Voices - WR
Language, Race, Class, and Gender
Elective in Pan-African Studies at 300-level or above 23
Elective in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at 300-level or above 33
Minimum Total Hours21

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville. 


Other courses may be substituted with advisor approval


May not be cross-listed with Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies


May not be cross-listed with Pan-African Studies