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  • Women's Studies

    The Bachelor of Arts in women and gender studies provides knowledge of the core concepts of the interdisciplinary fields of gender and women's studies. It offers insights into gender's role in shaping human experience in U.S. and international contexts. Students will learn the theories behind gender and women's studies and how to interpret texts in light of those theories. They will also learn the field's research methods and they will demonstrate the ability to communicate critical perspectives in the field.

    Women's Studies major page

    Before Graduating Students Must

    • Satisfactorily complete an internship with an outside agency, a service learning course or a research-based project submitted for evaluation to core or affiliated women's studies faculty. Assessment will be based on SLOs 1-3.
    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Students in the Major will Learn to

    Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

    1. Identify the terminology and concepts central to the interdisciplinary field of gender and women’s students.
    2. Examine and interpret material using the theory and research methods of gender and women’s studies and apply these ideas to current social issues.
    3. Present ideas concerning gender and women’s studies in spoken and written form.
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    Curriculum Map

    I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication

    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3
    WST 3015 I I I
    WST 3415 R R R
    WST 4935 R R R
    ​WST 4940 ​R ​R ​R
    Internship, Service Learning, or Research Project A A A
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    Assessment Types

    • Entering and final essays
    • Internship, service learning, or research project
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