Undergraduate Requirements

Women's and Gender Studies Major

Advisors: Rose Holz & Laura Horst

To earn a WGS major, students must take 36 hours of WGS courses that satisfy the following requirements:

  • Required Core  (9 hours)
    WMNS 101 Introduction to Women’s & Gender Studies
    WMNS 400 Senior Seminar
    WMNS 485 Feminist Theories, Feminists’ Perspectives
  • WGS History Courses (6 hours)
  • WGS Literature/Rhetoric and other Humanities Courses (6 hours)
  • WGS Social Sciences Courses (6 hours)
  • WGS Diversity (6 hours)
  • WGS 300-level or above (12 hours)

Full details for 2018-2019 WGS major requirements can be found in the Course Catalog.

Note that requirements may vary by year. Students should consult the Course Catalog from the year they entered UNL. 

Printable WGS major requirements (2018-2019).

Women's and Gender Studies Minor

Advisors: Rose Holz & Laura Horst

To earn a WGS minor, students must take 18 hours that satisfy the following requirements:

  • WMNS 101 Introduction to Women’s & Gender Studies (3 hours)
  • WGS History Courses (3 hours)
  • WGS Literature/Rhetoric and other Humanities Courses (3 hours)
  • WGS Social Sciences Courses (3 hours)
  • WGS Diversity (3 hours)
  • WGS 300-level or above (6 hours)

Full details for 2018-2019 WGS minor requirements can be found in the Course Catalog

Note that requirements may vary by year. Students should consult the Course Catalog from the year they entered UNL. 

Printable WGS minor requirements (2018-2019).

LGBTQ/Sexuality Studies Minor

Advisor: Rose Holz

To earn a LGBTQ/Sexuality Studies minor, students must take 18 hours that satisfy the following requirements:

  • WMNS 201 Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Sexuality Studies (3 hours)
  • At least 6 hours from List A
  • At least 6 hours of courses at the 400 level, with at least 3 hours from List A
  • Courses from at least 3 different departments

Full details for 2018-2019 LGBTQ/Sexuality Studies minor requirements can be found in the Course Catalog

Note that requirements may vary by year. Students should consult the Course Catalog from the year they entered UNL. 

Printable LGBTQ/Sexuality Studies minor requirements (2018-2019).