Women and Gender Studies, BS
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The Women and Gender Studies program provides in-depth study of societal and historical structures that shape gender, race, class, ethnicity and sexuality. With a focus on research, social justice, graduates become vital assets in civil rights organizations, NGOs, political and corporate sectors.

This interdisciplinary BS program in women and gender studies has a qualitative emphasis, and explores intersectional approaches to the study of gender, race, class, ethnicity and sexuality in national and transnational contexts.

Consistent with the university's design imperatives of social embeddedness and use-inspired research, the program's course offerings, research initiatives and co-curricular programs further the understanding of women and gender, and promote social justice. Students gain a solid knowledge base and educational foundation as well as the critical-thinking skills necessary for dealing with changing gender roles in society.

Program Offered

Women and Gender Studies, BS

Offered by
New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Location
West

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Gloria CuadrazC. Alejandra ElenesBreanne FahsSarah StageEric Swank

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Example Careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:


Career*growth*median salary
Health Educators 14.5%$53,940
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other9.4%$64,480
Community Health Workers 18.1%$38,370
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 13.2%$41,570
Copy Writers7.6%$61,820
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 10.5%$72,230
Editors-1.4%$58,770
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 9.8%$64,910
Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers7.6%$61,820
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs6%$44,400
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 25.9%$97,870
Lawyers8.2%$119,250
Directors, Religious Activities and Education7.1%$38,980
Religious Workers, All Other7.7%$29,310
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other 10%$64,480
Social and Community Service Managers 18%$64,100
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 9.9%$64,370
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 14.2%$44,380
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 19.3%$43,250
Technical Writers 11%$70,930

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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