Examine issues of sex, gender, social inequality and power dynamics, and prepare to launch a fulfilling career in any profession.
In a changing world, an understanding of the complex issues around gender and power is more relevant than ever. A degree in Women and Gender Studies from UND helps you stand out and empowers you to reach your goals and make a difference.
- Program type:
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
- 120 (major), 20 (minor)
Why study women and gender studies?
Women and Gender Studies at the University of North Dakota is a program that examines the complex interaction of gender with other elements of human difference, including race, class, religion, ethnicity, age, ability and nationality. Topics of study include:
- The politics of sexuality
- Gender and pop culture
- Women's achievements and their contributions to history and the contemporary world
- The performance of femininity and masculinity
- Power dynamics and the effects on the body
- LGBTQ+ identity and experience
- The influence of gender in the shaping of personal identity, the family and public institutions
Drawing from a broad range of allied disciplines, you'll customize your studies to meet your academic goals.
Women and Gender Studies Degree at UND
Complete a culminating work of research in your chosen area of interest.
Learn more about gender issues through our film series and guest lectures.
Meet important thinkers in the field through the Red River Women's Studies Conference, which UND has hosted every 2 -3 years for more than a decade.
Get involved with social justice groups on campus.
Let our team of academic advisors help you plan your major. You'll also have access to personalized Degree Map software to keep you on track to graduate in four years.
Raise your grades by getting free academic support at UND. We offer individual tutoring sessions, along with specialized writing and math support programs.
What to do with a women's and gender studies degree?
Women and Gender Studies Courses
Leaders that Do
Students at UND take chances, seek challenges and become leaders in the community.