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Women and Gender Studies Minor

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Describe why centering anti-racist and decolonizing work is essential to effective social justice work and feminist thinking.
  2. Explain how patriarchy and other sex/gender systems of power intersect with other systems of power.
  3. Theorize ways in which bodies and social identities are culturally and historically constructed and shaped.
  4. Identify and critically evaluate research and scholarly arguments within the field of Women and Gender Studies.
  5. Identify and analyze language, media representation, and dominant forms of communication to produce an original argument about how power and privilege operate in society.
  6. Apply collaborative strategies and knowledge of Women and Gender to imagine and create transformative feminist futures.