Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies
- Bachelor of Arts
Are you interested in issues related to women, gender, and sexuality — locally and globally? Critical gender studies majors develop an interdisciplinary approach to analyzing, understanding and implementing social changes to help people of all backgrounds, races, classes, abilities, ethnicities, sexualities, nations and cultures.
As a gender, sexuality and women’s studies major, you will select from three areas of specialization or develop a self-designed study track:
- Social justice, gender politics and activism
- Culture, power and resources
- Sexualities, subjectivities and body politics
Your studies will begin with foundational coursework in history, theory and culture followed by upper division coursework shaped by your chosen study track. You can also elect a concentration in transnational production and consumption, or opt to pursue any of the following minors:
- Sexuality and women’s studies
- Sexuality studies
- Social and ethnic relations
- Policy Advocate
- Public Health Official
- Higher Education Administrator
- Critical gender studies
- Cultural studies
- Ethnic studies
- Tufts University
- California Department of Social Services
- California State University, Fresno
- Alahambra Unified School District
- Vernard, Balgley & Bonaccorsi, LLP
- Latino Equality Alliance
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The faculty you will work with
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Global learning programs
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