Interdisciplinary Studies: Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies is for students interested in critically examining and reinterpreting existing data and common assumptions about gender and gender identity, in understanding the contributions made by women in various fields of endeavor, and in gaining insight into feminist theories and methodologies. The degree enables students to examine both women and men as they are affected by gender, sexuality, sexual orientation, age, race, class, ethnicity, religion, and national differences.

Courses include:

Introduction to Women’s, Gender and Sexualtiy Studies, Women and Gender in Science and Technology,¬† Communication and Gender, Introduction to Feminist Theories, Advanced Studies of Gender in Science, Language and Gender, History of American Women to 1900, Gender and Politics in the United States, Gender, Law, and Policies

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  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
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  • Psychology
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  • Identifying Cultural & Gender Implications of Policies
  • Documentation of Data
  • Communication
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