Race/Gender Studies (Minor)

37 Race Gender Studies

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2022–Spring 2023 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 3
PAS 200Introduction to Pan-African Studies 3
WGST 347/PAS 364Racism and Sexism 3
Select two of the following: 16
Introduction to Philosophy through Cultural Diversity
Black Women Novelists
Faces of Global Poverty
Black Lesbian Lives
Women in Africa: Historical and Literary Perspectives
African-American Women
African-American Women in Theatre
Black Feminism in Action
U.S. Social Justice Movements of the 20th Century
Black Women's Voices
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