Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at OSU offers a major, minor and certificate at the undergraduate level, a Master's degree, primary and secondary areas in the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, and a graduate minor.
SO WHAT IS WOMEN, GENDER, and SEXUALITY STUDIES?
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies place women's concerns, gender analysis, and/or LGBTQ experiences at the center of academic study.
At the same time, we recognize that gender and sexuality intersect with other categories of identity and experience, including race, ethnicity, social class, ability, and age. Our courses examine a wide range of topics from multidisciplinary perspectives.We encourage community involvement and activism, and our majors, minors, and graduate students complete internships with social change agencies and organizations.
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies also practices feminist pedagogy in the classroom and feminist ethics in our dealings with students and others outside the classroom.
Our classes are student-centered and discussion-oriented. Our goal is to help students develop critical thinking skills that they can apply in broader contexts. We encourage community involvement and activism, and our majors, minors, and graduate students complete internships in social change agencies.