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  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program


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College of the Sciences
Ellensburg
Farrell., room 436

509-963-1574
Fax 509-963-1308
www.cwu.edu/women-gender
    See the website for how this program may be used for educational and career purposes.

Director
Judith Hennessy, PhD
 

Program Information
Women’s, gender, and sexuality studies cultivates a critical awareness of the contributions of women and the impact of gender in our lives, both historically and in the contemporary world. Our interdisciplinary scope includes examining these issues from the perspective of politics, anthropology, sociology, psychology, history, philosophy, art, and literature. The objectives of the program are:

  1. To explore existing knowledge about women and gender in a variety of disciplines
  2. To critically assess the traditional disciplines in the light of new data concerning women and gender
  3. To provide an academic foundation for students planning careers in women’s studies or related fields
  4. To promote research about women and gender within existing disciplines


Women’s, gender, and sexuality studies offers an interdisciplinary minor as described below. With approval of the women’s, gender, and sexuality studies director, the student will select appropriate electives to meet personal and professional goals.

With faculty advisement, interested students may construct individualized majors in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies through the individual studies program for BA or BS major.

Programs

    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)Minor

    Courses

      Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS)

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