Women's, Gender,and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) is an interdisciplinary academic program that challenges students to critically engage the ways that intersecting categories of gender, sexuality, race, class/caste, age, dis/ability, and citizenship shape our lives, cultures, and communities.
Our Program has been a vibrant part of the ISU community since 1972.
Students have the opportunity to study gender and its intersections in various aspects of identity.
An ideal match for social work students interested in broadening their understandings of social injustice.
Learn and apply the critical tools to examine the persistence of injustices in both historical and contemporary contexts.
Enhance your understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQIA+) issues.
Current Course Offerings
Are you interested in pursuing a minor or graduate certificate in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS)? Are you curious to know what WGSS courses are being offered? Please view our course offerings below.