The minor in Women’s Studies affirms the equality and value of women in the university community and curriculum. Significant women in the Wesleyan/holiness movement have consistently contributed to Christian feminism as a central principle of academic and church life. Point Loma has developed a sequence of courses of interest to both women and men that examines important gender issues across a wide variety of academic fields, in light of the university’s commitment to the Christian faith.
The minor in Women’s Studies is for students who wish to complement study in another area with an interdisciplinary study of women’s status and contribution to the world. The program consists of an introductory course, a capstone course, and a selection of applied topics courses at the upper-division level.
Graduation with a minor in Women’s Studies requires the following lower-division and upper-division courses: