Why Gender Studies?

Our students come to us with a wide range of intellectual interests, including women’s studies & feminism, masculinity studies, and queer studies & LGBTQ issues. The required courses graduate minor and undergraduate major/minor, provide a rigorous academic basis for studying gender and its impact on humans as embodied, social beings.

What will you learn in Gender Studies?

What skills will you develop in Gender Studies?

How can a Gender Studies major/minor benefit you?

What will you bring to your career from your Gender Studies major/minor?

To learn more, check out Michele Tracy Berger and Cheryl Radeloff’s Transforming Scholarship: Why Women’s and Gender Studies Students are Changing Themselves and the World (Routledge, 2011), and Amy K. Levin’s Report to the National Women’s Studies Association, “Questions for a New Century: Women’s Studies and Integrative Learning” (available on the NWSA website).


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Gender Studies Courses