Sep 21, 2020  
Undergraduate 2020 - 2021 Academic Updates 
    
Undergraduate 2020 - 2021 Academic Updates

Interdisciplinary Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies Minor


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Pamela Shaw-George, Coordinator

Women’s and Gender Studies is an academic field devoted to the study women, gender, and sexuality from an interdisciplinary perspective. Students in the minor develop critical perspectives and analytical frameworks to understand how institutions, cultures, representations, and power dynamics have shaped women’s lives and gender identities in the United States and around the world. Courses within the minor invite studies to examine the complex ways gender and sexuality intersect with race, ethnicity, nation,religion ability and other categories of identity.  In so doing, the minor equips students with the ability to recognize, critique, and address social inequalities in a variety of contexts. A foundational interdisciplinary Women’s and Gender Studies course is augmented by elective courses selected from across the university to meet the specific educational goals and interests of each student. Up to three (3) credits from a student’s major maybe used to satisfy the minor.

Minor Requirements (15 credits)


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