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Your major or minor courses should let you build expertise in a specific aspect of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies. There are many ways to do this, but balancing the need to focus on a topic while fulfilling all requirements for the major can be tricky. Both GSWS majors and minors will need a faculty advisor. Your GSWS advisor will:

  • Help you choose courses that build a coherent plan of study that supports your interests and goals
  • Certify that your academic plan will meet the major or minor degree requirements 
  • Help you find opportunities for internships, research, and activism

Any GSWS faculty member can serve as your advisor. If you have questions about finding an advisor, contact the program director.