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Women and Gender Studies

Women and Gender Studies provides an interdisciplinary and culturally inclusive approach to gender. The curriculum addresses the meaning and importance of gender in a variety of individual, institutional and transnational contexts. It provides opportunities to learn about citizenship, globalization, religious fundamentalism, war, technoscience, environmentalism, women's health, activism and resistance. The program fosters a strong student community through a wide range of workshops and events as well as academic and practical links to local, national and international organizations.



  • Women and Gender Studies (specialist, major and minor options)


First-Year Courses

  • WGS 160Y1 - Introduction to Women and Gender Studies


Advice for First Year

Students interested in studying Women and Gender Studies should take WGS 160Y1 in first year.


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