Our Bachelor of Arts in Women's and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary study of women and gender in cross-cultural and historical perspectives. You'll explore how women's lives have been shaped by history, culture, nationality, class and other elements of diversity.
Courses in the program are coordinated through the Women's and Gender Studies, founded in 1982 - one of the oldest such scholarly centers in the country. Students have the opportunity to conduct research with faculty on issues related to women and gender.
An Online BA in Women’s and Gender Studies is also available.
With interdisciplinary courses and programs, students can focus their studies in preparation for a variety of careers, from law to medicine to teaching and more.
Double Majors and Dual Degrees
Students may pursue a double major or dual degree to combine a women’s and gender studies background with training in English, history, political science and international relations, or psychology.
College to Career
Our graduates find success in a variety of career fields. They work as journalists, lawyers, psychologists, physicians, pilots, city managers, communications consultants, hospital directors, filmmakers, battered women’s shelter directors, occupational therapists, actors, community activists, social workers, musicians, teachers, public administrators, actuaries, publishers, writers, statisticians, nutritionists, professors and union organizers.