Women and Gender StudiesB.A.
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 combines coursework from the traditional disciplines with in-depth exploration of gender and women's studies.
Our classes examine 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 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
Women and Gender Studies Careers
Women and Gender Studies Courses
Leaders That Do
Students at UND take chances, seek challenges and become leaders that do.