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Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Student to faculty ratio: 12:1
  • Typical class size: 20-25
  • Fisher family:1

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Enrich your understanding of how gender, race, sexuality, and other identities function in and contribute to a rich society with a minor in gender and sexuality studies at Fisher.

Explore how our lives are affected by socially-constructed notions of gender and sexuality by applying the frameworks of feminist, queer, and trans theory, history, and methods. With this minor, you will find a vibrant and supportive community of peers, close interaction with faculty from across the University, and opportunities to take on a wide range of leadership roles.

The gender and sexuality minor will serve you well if you are planning a career in any of the following fields:

  • Business
  • Law
  • Politics
  • International relations
  • Science
  • Health professions
  • Social and community service
  • Education

Program Overview

The minor consists of six courses from a variety of academic disciplines: one introduction course, one gender theory course, and four electives.

The program complements studies in law, business, media, political science, health professions, social science, and education.