Majors and Programs

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Women's and Gender Studies

Women's and Gender Studies is an exciting field that will allow you to examine the role of gender and women’s contributions to art, history, economy, politics, family life, science, and literature. You will investigate challenges women face in the United States and all over the world in areas such as the environment, professional careers, poverty, racism, health, violence, motherhood, and body image. You will be encouraged to explore the contexts, ideological origins, and power relations of knowledge; promote social responsibility by connecting personal experience and political activity; and validate student contributions and voices. In addition to financial awards and local internship opportunities, the program provides activities and promotes interaction between faculty and students. This interdisciplinary program offers a major and minor with courses from a variety of fields, ranging from anthropology and philosophy to literature and sociology.

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