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To submit a request for funding to the budget subcommittee, send your proposal by the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

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Diversity and Inclusion Research Guide
Access resources on diversity and inclusion through this online research guide.

Framingham State offers a minor in Gender Studies. To earn a Gender Studies minor, students must apply in writing to the Chair of the English, History, or Sociology Department.

To complete the minor, no more than two (2) courses may be taken in a single department. Only one (1) course may be taken within the student’s major department. No course may fulfill both major and minor requirements, but courses in the minor may be used to fulfill general education requirements. No Gender Studies minor will be awarded without compliance with the above format.

The minor requires five (5) courses as follows:

One (1) required courses:
SOCI 253 Gender Across Cultures

Four (4) electives from the following list:

ANTH 258 Critical Approaches to Men and Masculinities

Art & Music:
MUSC 220 Women in Music

ENGL 250 Literature and Gender
ENGL 269 Women Writers
ENGL 277 Contemporary World Literature by Women

HIST 326 Women in American History
HIST 365 The History of Gender, Sexuality, and the Body
HIST 371 Women in Europe

PSYC 286 Psychology of Women
PSYC 369 Human Sexuality Sociology

SOCI 218 Women in Society
SOCI 369 Sex & Sexualities in Society

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101


Phone: 508-620-1220