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WGSS Undergraduate Degrees

WGSS student gives her senior capstone presentation.
WGSS student gives her senior capstone presentation.

Major and Certificates


Courses & Resources

Break Down Boundaries. Get Involved. Confront Injustice.

Imagine a making your voice heard. Imagine breaking down traditional boundaries to explore the human experience as gender intersects with ethnicity, race. Find yourself getting involved on campus and beyond. Explore historical, sociocultural, and political issues central to sexuality. Uncover hidden histories and confront injustice and oppression.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies is a liberal arts degree that emphasizes the development of critical thinking and effective communication skills, and can be applied to a variety of careers.


The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies undergraduate and graduate faculty adviser is Kim Little.

The WGSS office is at 31 S. Court St. in uptown Athens.

Advising Office Hours: Tuesdays 1-3, or by appointment. Stop by to learn more about any of the WGSS programs.

How to Enroll

To enroll in a certificate program: Visit the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Office at 31 S. Court during advising office hours (Tuesdays 1-3 or by appointment). Fill out two forms, one of which needs the adviser's signature. After the form is signed, undergraduate students take it to their college or regional office; graduate students take it to the Graduate College in RTEC.

International students need a signature from the International Student Adviser in International Student and Faculty Services in Walter International Education Center. Students must be enrolled in the certificate program at least one full semester before they plan to graduate, so it's best to start the paperwork as soon as possible. To enroll in the WGSS major: Prospective majors simply go to their college office and fill out an "Application for Update of Program." (The WGSS major code is BA 4402.)