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Women’s and Gender Studies

Major Learning Objectives

Women’s and Gender Studies majors should be able to:

  1. Use gender as a category of analysis and understand how gender intersects with other social and cultural identities, such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, class, and nation.
  2. Apply cross-cultural and global awareness to “big questions” about women and gender, and critically consider those questions from multiple perspectives.
  3. Connect knowledge and experience, theory and activism, and engage in critical reflection.
  4. Apply knowledge for social transformation and engaged citizenship.