Women's & Gender Studies | LSU Majors

Women's & Gender Studies

You are ready to take on women's and gender issues and advocate for justice.

About Women's & Gender Studies 

Women’s and gender studies examines the roles that gender plays in everyday life. Courses examine topics such as women in culture and history; gender and race, class, and sexuality; gender in literature, politics, the law, and the sciences.

Possible Careers

  • Advocate for women’s issues
  • Community activist
  • Community programs coordinator
  • Lawyer
  • University administrator
  • Women’s center director

Email hss@lsu.edu or call 225-578-3141 for more information.

Senior College

College of Humanities & Social Sciences


Liberal Arts


B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Course Load by Subject Area

  • Social Studies: High Intensity
  • Electives: Medium Intensity
  • Foreign Language: Medium Intensity

Learn more about course loads and subject areas

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