Gender and Sexuality Studies

Patty Cohn, Center for Art and Dance 200

(Offered within the Department of Race, Ethnic, Gender, and Sexuality Studies)

Gender and sexuality studies students explore scholarship about gender and sexuality across cultures and throughout history to examine intersections of gender, race, class, sexual orientation, nationality, ability, religion, and age. The program fosters critical thinking skills that encourage students to become active and ethical participants in career, family, social life, and community.

Overview of the Major and Concentration

Majors and concentrators take a range of courses across the curriculum, as well as in the gender and sexuality studies program. Students explore the new scholarship about gender and gain an understanding of a variety of gender experiences across cultures and throughout history.