Major in Sexuality Studies

Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary intra-faculty module in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities administered by the Departments of Classical Studies, English, Film Studies, Modern Languages and Literatures, Philosophy and Visual Arts, with the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research as the lead unit.

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements, including 1.0 of Women's Studies courses at the 1000 level (either WS1020E, or WS 1021F/G and WS 1022F/G) or Comparative Literature and Culture 1023 with a mark of at least 60%, or permission from the Department in consultation with module partners. Note: Students beginning Women’s Studies after first year may substitute Women’s Studies 2240F/G in place of Women’s Studies 1020E and take it concurrently with their second-year courses.

Module: You must complete 6.0 courses including:

Women's Studies 2273E

2.0 courses from

“History, Culture, Practice”: Anthropology 2202F/G, 2255E Classical Studies 3300F/G, 3310F/G, 3350F/G Geography 3412F/G, History 2185, 4803E Psychology 2075 Women’s Studies 2160A/B, 2205F/G, 2223F/G, 2283F/G, 3305F/G, 3345F/G, 3356F/G, 4463F/G

1.5 course from

"Representation and Cultural Production": CLC 2241F/G, 3333F/G, 3334F/G, 3335F/G, 3336F/G, 3395F/G-3397F/G English 3886F/G Film 2255E, 3355F/G Women’s Studies 2161A/B, 2162A/B, 2203F/G, 2243F/G, 3153F/G, 3363F/G Visual Arts History 2286F/G, 2287F/G

0.5 course from "Theory":

Philosophy 2077F/G, 4750F/G Women’s Studies 2233F/G, 2253E, 2263F/G

1.0 course from any of the courses listed in the above three categories

The module must include at least 1.0 course at the 3000 level or above, and no more than 1.5 courses at the 2000-2199 level. At least 2.5 of the 6.0 courses must be Women's Studies courses.