Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Major

The requirements for the major consist of 10 courses. Students must take the following:

CourseTitleCredits
Required Courses
WGSS 3000GENDER AND SEXUALITY STUDIES4
WGSS 3001QUEER THEORIES4
WGSS 3002FEMINIST AND WOMEN'S STUDIES4
Electives
Select six elective courses with the WGSS attribute code 1
Senior Capstone
Select one of the following:
INTERNSHIP
SENIOR PROJECT
SENIOR THESIS
1

Any course with the WGSS subject code or the WGSS attribute code may fulfill this requirement. Concentration  and distribution courses (previously part of the women's studies major) are no longer required.

The senior project or thesis may build upon work completed in an elective course, but all students who do not opt for an internship must register for WGSS 4920 SENIOR PROJECT or WGSS 4930 SENIOR THESIS in their senior year. The internship, WGSS 4910, provides field experience and results in a paper. The internship paper, project documentation, or thesis is placed in the library collection of the WGSS program.

Availability

The major in women, gender, and sexuality studies is available at Fordham College at Rose Hill, Fordham College at Lincoln Center, and Fordham School of Professional Studies at Lincoln Center. 

Fordham College at Rose Hill students: The requirements above are in addition to those of the Core Curriculum.

Fordham College at Lincoln Center students: The requirements above are in addition to those of the Core Curriculum.

Professional and Continuing Studies students: The requirements above are in addition to those of the PCS Core Curriculum.