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  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Women’s Studies


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Penni M. Pier, coordinator

The women’s studies minor is interdisciplinary. It focuses on gender as a significant variable in scholarly inquiry and in understanding the experiences of women and men in various social, historical, and cultural settings.

Program goals:

  • To introduce historical and contemporary constructions of gender.
  • To develop an interdisciplinary perspective on issues related to gender.
  • To explore the influence of feminist analysis and practice.
  • To examine and analyze women’s contributions in the arts, religion, science, and society.
  • To analyze the interrelationship of race, ethnicity, class, multicultural contexts, and gender.

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