Women's and Gender Studies Minor

What is the Women's and Gender Studies Minor?

The Women's and Gender Studies minor provides interdisciplinary perspectives on the study of women, gender, and sexuality. Students examine the status of women from a variety of historical, cultural, and theoretical perspectives; the construction of female identity; patterns and consequences of discrimination as experienced by women; the influence of social institutions on women; and the development of organized women's social movements.

What does the Women's and Gender Studies Minor offer you?

The Women's and Gender Studies minor prepares students for many different employment opportunities and for professional and graduate education in a variety of disciplines. It complements any major and is ideal for students who anticipate a career working with women or in fields related to gender equity, social justice, or diversity issues.

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