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Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies

Do you consider yourself a feminist? This program is a perfect opportunity to enhance your knowledge, analytical skills and understanding of the issues facing women both domestically and globally. Our faculty approaches these topics from an academic perspective in order to empower students to think critically about gender, sexuality and the role of women in all aspects of contemporary society.

Career Opportunities

  • Human Resources
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Researcher
  • Sociologist
  • Teacher

Undergraduate Programs

BA in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies

The Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies major is an interdisciplinary academic program that provides students with a knowledge of the history and evolution of feminist theory and practice. This program prepares students for careers in fields related to social services, education, psychology, communications and the media, the arts, law, health professions and community action work.

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BA in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies with Teacher Certification in Elementary School Teacher in Grades K-6

This program combines the required courses for the BA in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies with those required for Teacher Certification in grades K-6. To meet the approved requirements for certification, coursework is required in Health for Teacher Education, Mathematics, and Professional Sequence Requirements.

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BA in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies (Combined BA/MAT with Teacher Certification in Grades K- 6 and Teacher of Students with Disabilities)

The Dual Degree Dual Certification program is an accelerated program that leads to teacher certification in grades K-6, teacher certification in Teacher of Students with Disabilities, a baccalaureate degree and a master’s degree.

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Minor in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies

The Women’s and Gender Studies Minor is an eighteen-credit interdisciplinary academic program open to students of any major. The minor includes three required core courses: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies, Inventing Feminism, and Feminist Theory.

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