School of Arts and Letters

Gender Studies

The Gender Studies Program provides you with an opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary program to study how gender and sexuality influence human behavior, culture, and society. You will study issues of gender as they relate to class, race, age, sexual orientation, and ethnicity in order to better understand many women and gender-related issues.

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Learning Goals

  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of the social construction of gender and the ways in which gender intersects with race, class, ethnicity and sexuality.
  • Students will apply feminist and gender theory to an analysis of gender and sexuality.
  • Students will identify and analyze the global, scientific, cultural, historical, or political issues that have created controversy concerning gender and sexuality.
  • Students will apply central concepts and theories from Gender Studies to their own life experiences and the world around them such as through a course project, a service-learning project, or an internship experience.

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