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A Major in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Description of Major


This interdisciplinary major educates students about gender, race, class, sexual, and national identities, relations, and inter-relations, as well as women's roles and achievements historically and cross-culturally.


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Employment Opportunities


Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in social activism and service, education, business, non-profit organizations, government agencies, politics, and law in local, national, and international contexts.  A variety of jobs are available for women's studies graduates, including:

Advertising Consultant Affirmative Action Representative 
Attorney  Author 
Bibliographer  Biographer
Bookstore Manager Career Counselor
Child Welfare Worker City Planner 
Columnist  Community Affairs Specialist
Community Liaison  Community Service Agency Director
Consumer Advocate Consumer Relations Specialist
Counselor  Crisis Center Director 
Cultural Anthropologist  Editor
Employee Relations Manager Financial Planner
Government Worker Grants Coordinator 
Historian  Hospital Administrator
Human Resources Administrator Journalist
Librarian  Lobbyist 
Market Research Analyst Media Specialist 
Narrator  Physician 
Playwright  Politician 
Principal  Professor 
Psychologist Public Interest Group Director 
Publications Coordinator  Researcher 
Sales Representative  Social Worker 
Sociologist  Speech Writer 
Student Services Director  Teacher 
Textbook Writer University Administrator
Women’s Rights Advocate Writer