Gender Studies

Curriculum

The study of gender is an important element in the humanities, fine arts, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Major (40 credits)

A total of 40 credits, including:

  • GEND 101 Introduction to Gender Studies (required) (4 credits)
  • GEND 201 Movements and Change (required) (4 credits)
  • GEND 380 Gender Theory (required) (4 credits)
  • GEND 381 Sex and Gender in Transnational Perspectives (required) (4 credits)
  • GEND 385 Senior Capstone in Gender Studies (required) (4 credits)
  • Experiential Learning Component (0-4 credits)
  • 4-5 additional 4 credit courses (16-20 credits)

Elective courses must be selected from approved GEND electives. No more than three courses that count toward another major can be applied to the GEND major.

Minor (20 credits)

A total of at least 20 credits, including:

  • GEND 101 Introduction to Gender Studies (required) (4 credits)
  • GEND 201 Movements and Change (required) (4 credits)
  • GEND 380 Gender Theory (required) (4 credits)
  • 2 additional elective courses (total of 8 credits)

At least 4 credits of the remaining 8 elective credits must be at the 300-level. No more than 8 credits should be taken from the same department.

For students who enrolled prior to Spring 2020: Common Curriculum Gender Studies 4-year Plan

For students who enrolled Spring 2020: Common Curriculum Gender Studies 4-year Plan

For students who enrolled beginning Fall 2020: Integrations Curriculum Student Advising Worksheet

Contact the Gender Studies Department
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Jean Keller
Chair, Gender Studies Department
CSB Richarda P27
320-363-3986