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  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, BA


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Women’s, gender and sexuality studies cultivates a critical awareness of the contributions of women and the impact of gender and sexuality 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, artistic expression, and literature. The objectives of the program are:

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

Department-Approved Electives Credits: 18-20


At least two (2) courses from the Humanities/Arts division and two (2) courses from the Social/Natural Science division with no more than 10 credits from any one discipline.

Humanities/Arts, Education and Professional Studies (Choose at least two courses)


Social/Natural Sciences (Choose at least two courses)


Total Credits: 46-48


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