Undergraduate Programs in Gender Studies

At the undergraduate level, we offer a three-year Bachelor’s degree (BA) General program 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, 1.0MB)

Cumulative GPA Requirements (PDF, 139.0KB)

Major

The Major degree in Gender Studies is intended for students who would like to make gender studies their primary field of study. Students apply to the Major plan after their first year in Arts and Science and should have completed either GNDS 120 or GNDS 125. Students may also combine their Major in GNDS with a Minor in another department.

Major Plan

Medial

The Medial degree is intended for students who would like a strong concentration in Gender Studies in combination with an equally strong concentration in another discipline. Medial degrees can be completed with most other departments in Arts and Science. Students apply to the Medial plan after their first year in Arts and Science and should have completed either GNDS 120 or GNDS 125.

Medial Plan

Minor

The Minor degree in Gender Studies is available to students completing a Major in another discipline who would like to have gender studies as a secondary field of study. Students apply to the Minor plan after their first year in Arts and Science and should have completed either GNDS 120 or GNDS 125.

Minor Plan

General

The General degree in Gender Studies is intended for students completing a three-year degree in Arts and Science. Students apply to the General plan after their first year in Arts and Science and should have completed either GNDS 120 or GNDS 125.

General Plan