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Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Department

Admissions FAQ

How do I apply to Kansas State University?

All of the information you need to apply to K-State can be found at Admissions.

How do I declare a Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies major?

You can list Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies as your major when you complete your application paperwork.  You can also find information on declaring and/or changing your major at the Academic Career and Information Center.

What does my future career look like with a degree in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies?

Employers seek individuals with skills in communication, critical thinking, problem-solving  collaboration and working with people from diverse backgrounds, all of which are stressed in our department. K-State GWSS alumni work in a variety of fields, including law, education, civil rights, fair trade, reproductive justice and more. Graduates are prepared for careers in nonprofit organizations serving women, LGBTQ populations, and survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Many graduates go on to law school, or earn master's or doctoral degrees in social work, public administration, library science, international studies, conflict resolution, and gender and women's studies.

Here's what some of our alumni are doing!

Can I minor in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies or Queer Studies?

A Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies minor requires 15 credit hours.  Learn more about our minor here.

A Queer Studies minor requires 15 credit hours and you can learn more about it here.

Additional Questions

If you have questions that are not addressed on this page please contact our office at 785-532-5738 or gwss@ksu.edu.