Gender Studies Major

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.

 

4 Year Plan

First Year - Fall Semester

Spring Semester

GEND 101, Introduction to Gender Studies* (4 credits)

OR GEND 101, Introduction to Gender Studies* (4 credits)

OR GEND 201, Movements and Change* (4 credits)

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

Spring Semester

OR GEND 101, Introduction to Gender Studies* (4 credits)

OR GEND 201, Movements and Change* (4 credits)

Junior Year - Fall Semester

Spring Semester

GEND 380, Gender Theory* (4 credits)(every other year next taught Fall 2022)

STUDY ABROAD (alternatively, student may do study abroad in Fall of their junior year)

Senior Year Fall Semester

Spring Semester

GEND 360K/POLS 352 Global Gender Issues (being next taught Fall 2022) (This course will substsitute for GEND 381 Sex & Gender in Transnational Perspectives)

GEND 385 Capstone

Additional Info

20 elective credits must be taken

 

* Required

** GEND 380, 381, 360K, 385 are offered every other year