Gender and Women’s Studies Certificate


Gender and Women’s Studies courses emphasize critical thinking in an interdisciplinary context. Students learn about the ways that the meanings assigned to gender shape our understandings of other academic disciplines and everyday life. Social policy, politics, family, health, and sexuality are just a few of the areas critically addressed in Gender and Women’s Studies.

The Gender and Women’s Studies certificate welcomes undergraduates and special students in a degree seeking program and requires 15 credits of course work. Within the framework described below, students can tailor the certificate to reflect their interests, complement their major, or plan for graduate or professional school.


Undergraduate certificates are automatically posted to your transcript upon graduation by the Office of the Registrar based on completion via DARS. Please confirm that your certificate is complete (all ‘green text’) in DARS when you enroll for your final semester.

GWS Study Abroad

Interested in GWS study abroad opportunities? Check out our Study Abroad page.


Celebrating Graduation

Spring commencement is scheduled for Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 12pm. Find details at the link below.