Gender and Sexuality Studies

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Students pursuing the Gender and Sexuality Studies certificate will examine how social and cultural notions about gender affect the lives and relationships of men and women and will analyze the ways in which gender, as well as other basic organizing principles such as race, class and sexual orientation, affect the distribution of power and access to opportunity. 

Program requirements

  • Five courses officially listed or cross-listed as GSWS, or courses with a strong gender or sexuality studies component. (Please consult with Dr. Demie Kurz or the Gender and Sexuality Studies Faculty Director, as well as an MLA advisor, about which courses will be acceptable.)
  • A capstone project that addresses issues relating to women, gender or sexuality, to be completed as one of the five course units
  • An MLA Proseminar
  • Three electives from the MLA curriculum

Penn LPS

The lifelong learning division of Penn Arts & Sciences

3440 Market Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

(215) 898-7326

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