Women and gender studies undergraduate


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

Our minor provides students with a foundation in the study of gender and sexuality, with a particular focus on topics related to women and the family worldwide and historically.

The women, gender and sexuality studies program is an 18-hour interdisciplinary minor. The minor may accompany many majors at USD or any major in the College of Arts & Sciences. It can be earned as part of a B.A. or B.S. degree.


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 Esurance
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