• Sofia Granda

    WGS major Sofia Granada '20 in Spain, where she studied abroad in Fall 2018

  • Naima Scott '17, banner carrier for WGS

    Naima Scott '17, banner carrier for WGS at Commencement

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Programs

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGS) is offered as both a major and a minor. A liberal arts degree in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies offers almost unlimited career options and an extensive collection of resources.

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Alumni Spotlight


In 2015, Aleecha McCune graduated from Gettysburg College with a degree in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Post-graduation, Aleecha was accepted into the highly selective Teach for America corps and moved to Jacksonville, FL to began her career as an educator. In Jacksonville, Aleecha worked as an English teacher serving 6th-10th grade students. During her two years working in Jacksonville, her dedication to and love for educating in underprivileged communities grew and she chose to further her education in the field. Aleecha is currently living in Atlanta, GA, where she continues to teach while completing a Master's degree in Secondary Education at John Hopkins University. Aleecha has truly found her passion in spreading knowledge and educating the youth. Looking forward, Aleecha aspires to be the principal of a school serving underprivileged students and continue her work towards closing the educational gap in our country..

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60 seconds with Devora Ashkenazy

Devora Ashkenazy '14 talks about her Gettysburg experience as a WGS and Religious Studies major.


60 seconds with Prof. Nathalie Lebon

Prof. Nathalie Lebon discusses the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program.