Undergraduates can pursue a primary major, supplementary major, or minor in Gender Studies. Each path requires two core courses along with a number of elective courses and, for majors, a capstone course or independent research project.

Primary Major (10 courses; 30 credit hours)

Supplementary Major (8 courses; 24 credit hours)

Minor (5 courses; 15 credit hours)


“Immersing myself in the Gender Studies curriculum was one of my best decisions while at ND. It greatly expanded my vision of the world and of social justice.”

—Michael Zimmer ’94