Intersectional Gender Studies Minor

Program Details

  • The IGS Minor offers a unique program for undergraduate students seeking breadth and depth training in gender studies. The interdisciplinary program trains students to think critically about gender inequality at the intersection of race, ethnicity, social class, gender identity and expression, and sexual identity.

    Undergraduate students enrolled in the minor are also welcome and encouraged to participate in a variety of events, workshops, lectures and conferences co-sponsored by the Center.

    The minor will require 18 total credit hours. For a complete list of courses and electives, please see the course catalogue.

Required Courses (9 Credits)

  • IGS 1010: Introduction to Intersectional Gender Studies
  • IGS 3010: Inclusive Leadership & Community Engagement
  • IGS 5910: Intersectional Feminist Theories

Elective Courses (9 Credits)

    • Students will be required to take one course in three of our four research clusters. 
      • Race, Ethnicity & Indigenous Studies
      • Gender, Sexuality & the Body
      • Global & Transnational Issues
      • Science, Technology & the Environment


Program Contact

  • Professor Christy Glass
    Interim Director, Center for Intersectional Gender Studies & Research
    Phone: (435) 797-1258
    Email: christy.glass@usu.edu

Academic Advisor