University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Undergraduate Programs GSWS-WGST Requirements

The Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Program (GSWS) offers a unique and wide-ranging way of studying and engaging with the world. We study concepts such as sex, gender, and sexuality; identities such as female, male, gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, and queer; the intersections of these identities with race, class, (dis)ability and other kinds of differences among people; and academic subjects including women's history, the sociology of the family, race and gender in urban space, queer theory, sex and politics, and biological approaches to sex and gender. GSWS is both an academic discipline and a meeting place for students and faculty in every discipline who want to explore these critically important issues. The Program is scholarly, and it is fully engaged with the world in which we live.

The requirements for the major and minor are changing. It may be advantageous for current students to switch to the new requirements. Talk with your advisor to see whether this is true for you.

Please see menu at left for deatils about current Major and Minors

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