Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Major

The Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department provides students:

  • an interdisciplinary program of study grounded in the liberal arts
  • a culminating academic experience through which students link the insights of separate courses 
  • opportunities to apply theory to meaningful research or action projects, including internships, field work and service learning

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Major in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Core Courses

WGS 200 Introduction to Gender Studies

WGS 360 Foundations of Feminism

WGS 395 Women/Gender Studies Research Methods

WGS 450 Global Feminisms

WGS 495 Capstone

High impact/civic engagement emphasis: Students must complete one of the following courses:

For the remaining five electives, students have a wide range of WGS courses and courses cross-listed with other departments, which are approved to meet program requirements. 



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