Women’s Studies is an interdisciplinary major based on the premise that gender is a historical variable that affects the social, economic, and political structure of our society as well as the everyday lives of women and men. Employing a wide range of perspectives from disciplines such as history, literature, philosophy, sociology, psychology, art, anthropology, and biology, students will explore and examine how these disciplines pertain to women and how women have contributed to the cultural and sociological landscape.
If you are interested in understanding the role that gender plays in the world around you, then Women’s Studies might be a perfect fit for you. Our program studies the effect that gender has on the social, economic, and political structure of our society, as well as the daily lives of women and men. We cover a wide range of topics, such a literature, art, biology and history and what role women have played in shaping the world around us. We offer transfer options for students in this major. A foundation of diverse knowledge is the first step to a successful career.