A major or minor in Women & Gender Studies provides an open intellectual setting to study the historical, social, and political experiences of women and the complex dynamics of gender. 

On successful completion of this program, you will be able to:

  1. apply a variety of critical feminist theories or methodologies to research questions or social problems [for the theories and/or methods class]
  2. analyze the complex relationship between theory and practice [for the methodology class]
  3. analyze how genders and sexualities are socially constructed [for any required class]
  4. analyze intersecting structures of power and oppression [any required class]
  5. envision feminist, intersectional alternatives to systems of power [capstone]

An LGBTQ Studies minor is a focused examination of the intellectual, cultural and political experiences and knowledge of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-identified individuals and groups. 

On successful completion of this program, you will be able to:

  1. analyze the complex relationship between theory and practice [for the methodology or queer social movements class]
  2. analyze how genders and sexualities are socially constructed [Introduction and theory class]
  3. envision queer, intersectional alternatives to systems of power [introduction or queer social movements class]

Winter 2019 Courses

Spring 2019 Courses

Degree Requirements

W&GS Courses