The field of Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies has become an important part of university education in the last four decades. Women’s Studies focuses on the social construction of gender and explores the roles and contributions of women and men in societies around the world, past and present. Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies also seeks to understand how gender is related to other aspects of social identity and stratification, including race, ethnicity, culture, social class, sexuality, nationality, religion, ability, and other factors that have dramatically shaped women’s and men’s lives.
Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies majors include both male and female students. Students in our courses receive a quality liberal arts education. They learn about a wide range of academic approaches that have emerged in such diverse areas as literature, psychology, economics, the sciences, sociology, history, anthropology, the arts, communication, and many others.
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