The major in Women’s and Gender Studies is comprised of a minimum of 9 courses, configured as follows:
WGS majors work closely with their adviser(s) to select a sequence of courses that brings focus to their studies and is suited to their particular interests. Students majoring in WGS are strongly encouraged to participate in a WGS Internship or Community-Based Learning course and to study abroad, when possible.
The Women’s and Gender Studies major prepares students to become confident leaders within today’s diverse society and changing workplace. Many WGS majors choose to double major, combining their WGS coursework with another Lafayette degree.