Women and gender studies undergraduate


Identity. Difference. Power. Privilege. Explore the way we experience our own gender identities and relate to each other.

The women, gender and sexuality studies program is an 18-hour interdisciplinary minor. The minor may accompany many majors at the University of South Dakota. It may accompany any major in the College of Arts & Sciences and can be earned as part of a B.A. or B.S. degree. Students must take 3 hours of WMST 247: Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Introduction and an additional 15 credit hours of approved electives.

The Classroom & Beyond

After Graduation

Our minor will benefit students whose career goals demand high levels of analytical and critical thought, as well as skills in interpersonal relations.

Potential Careers
Recent Employers
Law Clerk  Hennepin County (Minnesota) Family Court
Grant Coordinator
Arizona Department of Health Services
Marketing and Communication Professional
Hill+Knowlton Strategies (Indonesia)
Adjunct Professor of Composition
University of South Dakota
Personal Lines Agent

Success Stories

Success Stories

Women and gender studies classes have given me a keen eye for inequality, especially in terms of gender, sex and sexual orientation. Katarina Gombocz, '11 Graduate