Explore how ideas about gender and sexuality shape social roles, laws, institutions and creative work.
The gender and sexuality studies minor is an interdisciplinary studies program.
Why Earn a Minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies?
A minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies offers students an understanding of gender- and sexuality-related issues throughout history and in modern times–from gender roles and stereotypes to the social organization and politicization of human sexuality. You will analyze how race, class, social-economic status, and other factors intersect with gender and sexuality and influence the ideas and practices that surround them.
Why Minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies at Adelphi?
- Our program analyzes the structural and cultural underpinnings of stereotyping, sexism, heteronormativity and inequality—and how they intersect with other identities. This makes our minor valuable if you are entering any professional field that values diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Take advantage of our interdisciplinary approach. You can choose what interests you, from Media and Gender to Feminist Theory and Practice to Reading Gender and Sexualities.
- Our minor can help prepare you for how gender and sexuality issues may figure into personal decisions you will face that are connected to family and relationships.
To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:
Transformative Educational Opportunities
All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:
Awards & Recognition