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Gender and Sexuality Studies

Minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies 

Analyze the effects of cultural attitudes and social structures with a gender and sexuality minor at the University of Mount Union. In this program curriculum, youu’ll examine previously unavailable information about the lives and contributions of women and gender minorities. A minor in this area pairs well with other majors and prepares you for graduate programs.  

About the Program

The gender and sexuality studies major explores the importance of gender as a category of analysis and promotes understanding of social structures of identity, power, and privilege. You will learn skills that will poise you to work in a variety of settings ranging from social service to policy and lobbying organizations to research centers and educational services.  

Gender and Sexuality Studies Quick Facts

  • Supportive and collaborative faculty in the department are experts in diversity and social justice work 
  • Study abroad, service-learning trips, and independent research opportunities are available to students. 
  • Use what you learn in class through many student organizations like Gender Equity Matters (GEM), GSA/Pride, Association of International Students and Black Student Union. 

  • Curriculum

    Gender and Sexuality Studies Curriculum

    The courses within the program well with a wide range of majors across the University.  Courses are also taught by well-rounded and committed faculty who also teach in other departments, giving you knowledge from many areas. 

    Review the Undergraduate Catalog to learn more. 

  • Careers


    Learn how to reconceptualize ideas about gender in this interdisciplinary area of study. This program analyzes the effects of cultural attitudes and social structures on the experiences of men and women. Those who complete the gender studies minor are poised to work in a variety of settings including: 

    Policy and lobbying organizations  
    Research centers  
    Educational services  
    Business and industry