Minor in Gender Studies
Promoting gender studies through the Minor in Gender Studies will lead to awareness among students on the importance of gender in understanding issues related to social change, social justice, human rights, gender inequalities, etc. Through the interdisciplinary courses offered, students will be armed with the knowledge, tools, and practical experience to incorporate gender into various fields such as conflict resolution, diplomacy, human rights, education, politics, and others. This minor will build a base of knowledge on and interest in gender issues and will feed directly into the Masters’ Program. The variety of courses offered might fall within the interest of students majoring in political science, international affairs, social work, migration studies, communication arts, journalism, literature, and business to mention a few.
For a Minor in Gender Studies, students must complete 18 credits.
Core Minor Requirements (9 Credits)
|SOC215||Introduction to Gender Studies|
|WOS313||Women in the Arab World: Sociological Perspectives|
|WOS311||Issues & Debates in Feminist Theory|
Minor Electives: Choose any three courses (9 credits)
|WOS412||Representations of Women in the Arts & the Media|
|WOS312||Women and Economic Power|
|POL201||Introduction to Political Science|
|POL231||Introduction to Human Rights|
|POL252||Fundamentals of Conflict Resolution|
|POL357||Globalization and Political Change|
|PJE201||Cross-Cultural Communication and Conflict.|
|SWO201||Introduction to Social Work/Social Welfare|
|SWO311||Social Problems, Stratification & Marginalization|
|SWO313||Family and Child Welfare|
|SWO411||Sustainable Community Development: Theories & Practice|
|SWO210||Introduction to Community Development|
|SOC321||Sociology in the Arab World|
|ENG283||Language and Gender|
|ENG376||Gender in Literature|
|COM312||Communication and Gender|
This minor requires 18 credits.
This program is offered in Beirut and Byblos.
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