While meeting the requirements of the major as stipulated above, students have the option to pursue a program of study within the major leading to a concentration in one of the following five areas:

  1. Globalization and Poverty
  2. Social Justice and Violence
  3. Sexuality Studies
  4. Cultural and Media Representations of Gender
  5. Race and Racism

A concentration would include the completion of five courses from the corresponding lists, of which a minimum of two must be core elective courses offered by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, and as many as three may be cross-listed electives. Click on each concentration to see which classes fall under each corresponding concentration. The courses with the non-Western emphasis are denoted with an asterisk.

*Upon the approval of the Director of the program, students may count appropriated courses that are not listed here towards their concentration.