Women and Gender Studies


Women and Gender Studies

Are you interested in how gender shapes people’s lives around the world? In most cultures, gender relates to power and which roles women and men should “naturally” occupy. Our daily lives are also affected by the way gender, race, class and sexuality intersect. Study gender across many areas including art, psychology and anthropology.

Careers in Education, Law, Healthcare and More

From teaching to business, put your interdisciplinary skills to work.

  • Start your career as a lawyer, politician, doctor, or human rights advocate.
  • Work in marketing, media analysis or public relations.
  • You could be a counselor, clinical psychologist or social worker.

Academic Plan for Women and Gender Studies

The plan shows all the courses you need to take to complete your goal from start to finish. Map your education by clicking on the Academic Plan for the degree you’re interested in earning below.

Note: The academic plan will give you an idea of the classes you need to take. However, please meet with a counselor to personalize the plan.

Women’s Studies—AA Degree

Suggestions for open Elective courses are: SSCI 0010, SSCI 0013, SOC 0003, PSYC 0103, NUTF 0010, KIN 0068, or KIN 0062.

Term 1
Course Units Notes
ENGL 0001A 4  
AAD 0070 3  
PSYC 0130 3  
MATH 0013 or PSYC 0142 3  
HIST 0027 or ANTH 0027 3  
TOTAL 15  
Term 2
Course Units Notes
WMST 0001 3  
ENGL 0001C 3  
KIN 0024 1.5  
COMM 0002 3  
POLS 0001 3  
Any Elective course 3  
TOTAL 16.5  
Term 3
Course Units Notes
PSYC 0127 or SOC 0027 3  
ARHI 0132 or ENGL 0027 3  
PHIL 0027 or WMST 0003 3  
ESS 0007 or GEOG 0001 3  
Any Elective Course 3  
TOTAL 15  
Term 4
Course Units Notes
WMST 0002 3  
WMST 0004 or POLS 0027 3  
ESS 0014 or BIOL 0011 4  
Any Elective course 3  
TOTAL 13