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 - only offered fall semester)
  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 - only offered spring semester)

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 2018 - Spring 2019

Past Courses

Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

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.