The minor in gender, women's, and sexuality studies requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in course work, including at least 12 s.h. completed at the University of Iowa. Students must take GWSS:1001 Introduction to Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies and 12 s.h. in courses numbered 2000 or above. Students may count GWSS:1002 Diversity and Power in the U.S. toward the 12 s.h. requirement.

Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Course work for the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass. Students may count a maximum of 3 s.h. of work in courses focused on gender and/or sexuality for another University of Iowa major, minor, or certificate toward the GWSS minor.