Gender and Sexuality Studies

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Why choose Gender and Sexuality Studies?


University of Calgary’s Gender and Sexuality Studies (GSXS) program focuses on issues of gender and sexuality, as well as race, class, disability, citizenship/documentation, age, and environmental issues. Our work is defined by an intersectional, global approach, and issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion are featured in all of our classes. GSXS instructors are committed to collaborative and participatory classrooms, decolonial learning, and a human rights agenda. 

Career opportunities

GSXS graduates embark on meaningful careers in communications, the non-profit sector, sexual health education, business, and environmental justice initiatives. Others pursue further studies in education, law, public policy/public health, and human resources.

Program highlights

Co-operative work placement - Gain valuable full-time paid work experience that alternates with your academic studies.

Honours Degree - In-depth study of a specific topic completed under the supervision of a faculty member.

Study abroad opportunities - Cultural and academic experiences at destinations around the world.


Courses in this program

Talking Sex and Gender, Theorizing Sex and Gender, Ecofeminism, Islam and Feminism, Methods for Gender and Sexuality Research

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