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The major in Gender & Sexuality Studies offers students a comprehensive understanding of the intersections between gender studies and sexuality studies across the humanities and social sciences and their relation to historical and contemporary feminist and LGBT activism.

(From 2022 Catalog) *Please note that these requirements fulfill the stand-alone major

Major in Gender & Sexuality Studies

1. Two Core Courses: 

2. Two Theory Courses:

3. Two Research Courses:

4. Five additional courses, including at least three at the 300-level. At least one course must have an historical focus (e.g., 233, 321, 324). At least one course must have a transnational focus (e.g., 250, 341, 353, 363, 380, 382)

5. Four related courses including at least two at the 300-level. Gender & Sexuality Studies courses (including co- or cross-listed) may be counted. Other courses that focus on gender and/or sexuality but are not co- or cross-listed may be approved by the Director of Undergraduate Studies.

*Only the related courses may double-count toward another major or minor.