Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

As understandings of gender roles, gender identity, and sexuality continue to change in our society, you will need to understand and reflect on issues related to gender and sexuality in new ways. The major or minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary program that draws on a rich offering of courses across the CAS curriculum. Our program offers you the opportunity to broaden your knowledge of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies through diverse academic fields:

  • History of Feminism

  • History of Sexuality

  • United States Women's History

  • History and Literature of Women of Color
  • Intersectionality
  • Religion and Sexuality

  • Women in Latin America

  • Social Justice Activism
  • Reproductive Justice
  • Masculinity Studies

  • Transnational Feminist Theory

  • Post-colonial Feminist Theory

  • Feminist Film Studies

  • Feminism and Popular Culture 


Our Student Internships provide you with an opportunity to apply your understanding of Women, Gender, and Sexuality issues to activist work on campus and in the surrounding communities.