Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Develop a deeper understanding of the structures of power that shape gender and sexual identity with a Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies minor.

Bryant University Professor Judith McDonnell speaks to a student.

At A Glance

What You’ll Learn:

  • Apply a critical lens to fundamental structures of human interaction and cultural production.

What You’ll Do:

  • Examine different understandings of gender and sexuality, investigating how these perceptions can either uphold or challenge existing social frameworks.

Where You'll Go

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion consulting, non-profit management, human resources, law, and international business settings
  • Prestigious graduate schools to further your career preparation.

Program Level: Undergraduate

Offered As: Minor

College/School: Interdisciplinary

Program Overview

The Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies minor is an interdisciplinary liberal arts program designed to foster critical thinking and understanding of human relationships and cultural dynamics.

This program draws from various academic disciplines to offer a holistic understanding of women’s history, gender roles, sexuality, and feminist theory. Students engage with current scholarship in women’s history, culture, gender studies, and sexuality studies.

Through diverse disciplinary methodologies and perspectives, students gain insights into the structures of power influencing gender and sexual identities.

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99% of Bryant graduates were employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation.

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