Gender Studies

Gender studies is a multidisciplinary minor that examines the evolving role of gender in society. It considers both the biological and cultural origins of sex and gender differences and how those differences have structured a multitude of social and political institutions

Undergraduate Minor

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About the Program

Program Summary

The gender studies program considers how issues of race, ethnicity, class, religion and sexual orientation interact with gender.

The minor can complement a variety of fields including anthropology, art, biology, communication, economics, and more. Gender studies provide students with practical and theoretical tools for understanding gender relationships.

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