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Gender Studies Minor

Why Gender Studies

What will you learn in Gender Studies?

  • You will learn why men and women are assigned different roles in society
  • You will learn how gender has changed over time and why
  • You will learn how gender is related to power and inequality
  • You will learn how gender affects the way we think, the way we act, the opportunities that are available to us, and even our mental and physical health

How can a Gender Studies Minor benefit you?

  • You will be more valuable to employers that deal with gender issues
  • You will be better equipped  to understand the way gender impacts your personal life
  • You will improve your overall understanding of workplace relationships
  • You will gain a deeper understanding of gender in a global context