In addition to meeting   General Education requirements and other degree requirements, all gender studies majors must complete a minimum of seven courses with a grade of C or higher and an 8-credit senior project (31–36 credits total), as follows.

  • GND 1200/Introduction to Gender and Sexuality: 4 credits
  • Five electives in gender studies: 15–20 credits
  • One theory course: 4 credits
  • SPJ 4990/Senior Project I: 4 credits
  • SPJ 4991/Senior Project II: 4 credits


  • All students majoring in gender studies who do not have a second major are required to declare a minor and enroll in the methods course or junior seminar offered in that minor’s discipline. Consult with your minor advisor about appropriate coursework.
  • An internship is highly recommended.