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Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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Why study women, gender, and sexuality studies?

Because much of what people think they know about women, gender, and sex is myth.

Undergraduate Programs

Women, gender, and sexuality studies offers an interdisciplinary program of courses with primary or significant emphasis on women. Courses are offered by the department or are cross-referenced with the department.

Why study women, gender, and sexuality studies?

Because much of what people think they know about women, gender, and sex is myth.

Graduate Programs

The Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies supports interdisciplinary research on women, gender, and sexuality and administers an interdisciplinary program leading to a graduate certificate and a Ph.D. degree in women, gender, and sexuality studies. Additional cross-referenced courses are available. Students may pursue the graduate certificate in addition to a graduate degree or as a stand-alone program.

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