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
About the Program
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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