Department of Gender Studies

Department of Gender Studies
Department of Gender Studies

Undergraduate degree options within the Department of Gender Studies

At the undergraduate level, we offer a three-year Bachelor’s degree (BA) and a four-year Bachelor of Arts Honours (BAH). The BAH can be pursued in three variations: Major, Medial, and Minor.

At Queen's University, courses are broken down by units; a course that lasts for one semester is typically worth 3.0 units while a course that covers both semesters of an academic year is typically worth 6.0 units. For students interested in pursuing a degree in Gender Studies, please consider the Major Map below, which includes a guide to completing your degree program of choice while maximizing all of the opportunities it has to offer. Also be sure to check out the minimum GPA required for acceptance to a Gender Studies degree program after your general first year.

Major Map (PDF, 1 MB)

Cumulative GPA Requirements (PDF, 423 KB)

Plan Degree Years to Complete Total Units Units in GNDS Units in Another Plan Elective Units
Major BA (Hons.) GNDS Major 4 120* 60 n/a 60
Medial BA (Hons.) GNDS Medial 4 120* 42 42 36
Minor BA (Hons.) GNDS Minor 4 120* 30 60 30
General BA GNDS General 3 90 30 n/a 60

*114 units for those students admitted prior to September 2017