The major in gender, women’s, and sexuality studies requires the following:

  1. Introduction to Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies (GWS 111)
  2. Theory and Methodology in Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies (GWS 249)
  3. Five courses (20 credits) from at least three of the four thematic rubrics listed below:
    1. Sexuality and Queer Studies
    2. Cross-Cultural and Transnational Approaches
    3. Literary Criticism and Visual Culture
    4. Political/Philosophical/Historical/Social Analyses
  4. At least two of these five courses (or 8 credits) must be at the 300-level
  5. Senior Seminar in Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies (GWS 495)

Please consult the Course Schedule, available online at the Registrar’s homepage, for complete course information, including course descriptions, and days/times of course offerings.

Current Courses

Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

Past Courses

Fall 2016 - Spring 2017

Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

Fall 2012 - Spring 2013

**Faculty who would like to submit a new GWSS Course Proposal, please go to the GWSS GrinnellShare site.