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Women's and Gender Studies


Women's and Gender Studies offers students an interdisciplinary examination of women's roles, contributions, history, and experiences, as well as a critical study of gender structures in societies and cultures in the U.S. and the world.

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    Degree Options

    What are the degree options?

    Women's and Gender Studies Major

    45-52 credits

    Women's and Gender Studies Minor

    22 credits

    Gender Studies Certificate

    23-28 credits

    Women's and Gender Studies Major with Prior Learning Option

    49-56 credits

    Gender and Sexuality Studies Graduate Certificate

    23 credits

    What can I do with my degree?

    Women's and Gender Studies can help prepare students for a wide variety of careers. Students acquire essential critical thinking, research, and writing skills, as well as the ability to think more globally than many other job applicants. These skills in tandem make them valuable and desirable employees. They are also valuable to those preparing for graduate 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 for Women's and Gender Studies graduates

    This is not an exhaustive list, as there are many careers available to Women's and Gender Studies graduates. The following is a sampling based on actual jobs Women's and Gender Studies graduates have obtained. 

    Contact Information

    Candace Martin, Program Coordinator
    MON 207
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.2847
    fax: 509.359.6902

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