Students take gateway courses to explore a range of theoretical and methodological approaches within the realm of gender, sexuality and feminist studies.

Advanced courses provide deeper understanding of subject material as well as develop students’ skills for critical and analytical reading, writing, and research. Students also learn to evaluate scholarship as it pertains to gender, sexuality, and feminist issues and perspectives. .

Faculty advisors help you to shape a program of study that corresponds with your interests and career goals. You will have the opportunity to complete a research project relating to your major. Seminars, faculty and guest lectures, conferences, workshops, and modular studies complement classroom instruction. Students have opportunities for fellowships, internships, interdisciplinary projects, and study abroad. 

Students who earn a degree in this major often pursue graduate-level education or enter the workforce. Our graduates have excelled in such professions as academia, communications, human rights, nonprofit management, public health and medicine, public policy, and social work.