The Gender Studies Major
Students who major in gender studies begin by taking introductory courses on women and gender, feminist theory, and methods and practices.
The major requires a minimum of 36 credits, which may be taken at Mount Holyoke and at the other Five Colleges. All majors undertake a field-study project in the junior or senior year and a senior capstone course connecting scholarship and social action. See the Gender Studies chapter of the course catalog for more information.
The Gender Studies Minor
The minor in gender studies requires a minimum of 20 credits, beginning with Gender Studies 101, Introduction to Gender Studies. See the Gender Studies chapter of the course catalog for more information.