Women and Gender Studies

Course Overview

Students pursuing the Women and Gender Studies undergraduate minor or emphasis explore issues related to women and gender from a variety of interdisciplinary approaches, emphasizing the intersections of gender with race, ethnicity, class, and sexuality.

Women and Gender Studies promotes critical thought and reflection, trains students in sensitivity to multiple perspectives, and encourages students to live out TCU’s mission to educate ethical leaders who will change the world. In the diverse workplaces of today’s professional world, individuals educated in the critical theories and methods of Women and Gender Studies have highly valuable skills.

Course Examples by Year


English- Women That I Am (Seminar)
Religion- The Bible and its Women (Seminar)


Management- Gender in Business
Women’s Studies- Sex, Gender, and the Disciplines


Anthropology- Sex, Gender, and Ethnicity
Art History- Women and the Visual Arts
English- LGBT Authors and Themes in Literature
History- History of Women in America
Political Science- Feminist International Relations Theory


Education- Diversity in American Education
Journalism- Women in Media
Women’s Studies- Senior Seminar in Women’s Studies

Where Graduates Go

A Women and Gender Studies minor will prepare you for many different professions. Some of our most recent graduates are pursuing careers in teaching, public relations, journalism, business, and politics. Other Women’s Studies minors are enrolled in law school or graduate programs in political science, English, RTVF, history, social work, and the seminary.