Gender & Women Studies
Program Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes detail the knowledge, skills and abilities that you as a student will demonstrate upon successful completion of your program.

Gender and Women Studies 

1. Students understand, evaluate, and apply the theories and methods of the interdisciplinary field that is Gender and Women Studies.

2. Students analyze the ways in which constructions of gender, race, class, sexuality, nationality, age, ability, religion, and culture are mutually constitutive in shaping people’s experiences and conditions.

3. Students will describe the nature and structure of one’s own identity in connection to history, society and culture and analyze the ways in which this process of identity formation shapes an individual’s perceptions, perspectives, and relations.

4. Students develop skills and knowledge for effective engagement with information, ideas, and emotions associated with inequalities and conflict related to gender, class, race, sexuality, and nationality.