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Women's and Gender Studies


Women's and Gender Studies enables students to analyze and explore women’s roles, contributions, history, and experiences and to critically examine gender structures in societies and cultures in the U.S. and the world.

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    Women's Studies Center

    The Women's Studies Center is located, with the women's and gender studies, in Monroe 207, and offers the following to students at EWU:

    Degree Options

    What are the degree options?

    BA Degree
    Women's and Gender Studies Major

    45-52 credits

    Women's Studies Minor

    22 credits

    Gender Studies Certificate

    23-28 credits

    WGST Major with Prior Learning Option

    49-56 credits

    NEW Gender & Sexuality Studies GRADUATE Certificate

    23 credits

    What can I do with my degree?

    Women's and gender studies can help prepare you for a wide variety of careers in community organizations, human resources, education, state and federal agencies, children's advocacy, non-profit organizations, business, market research, or policy and lobbying groups. Students acquire essential critical thinking, research and writing skills, and the ability to think more globally than many other job applicants, making them valuable and desirable employees.

    These skills are vital to the workplace and excellent preparations for graduate school or law school. Women's and gender studies students often have a desire to work in fields they find meaningful, with an emphasis on community, collaboration and making a difference.

    Careers to explore with a BA in Women's and Gender Studies
    Women's and Gender Studies graduates have gotten jobs as:

    Contact Information

    Program Coordinator
    MON 207
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.2847
    fax: 509.359.6902

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