LAKERS TOGETHER: Grand Valley is preparing for successful learning experiences when classes resume on Aug. 31. Learn more about the plan for fall in this handbook.
The Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department provides students:
In the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, students critically engage with texts, media, and theories to recognize their own social and cultural environments and to challenge prevailing ideas about privilege and inequality. Studying how categories of women, gender, and sexuality affect and are affected by our everyday lives, historical currents, and social institutions, provides students with skills that will prepare them for a wide range of careers.
Minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Students who minor in WGS complete a minimum of 21 credits. Learn more about requirements for the WGS minor in the Catalog. Descriptions for all WGS class listings are also available in the Catalog Portfolio.
WGS 200 Introduction to Gender Studies
WGS 360 Foundations of Feminism
High impact/civic engagement emphasis: Students must complete one of the following courses:
For the remaining 12 credits, students can choose from a wide range of courses within WGS, courses cross-listed with other departments, and others approved for meeting program requirements.