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Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Explore the origins of women's studies, the shift to questioning the social construction of gender, and the emergence of scholarly investigations of sexual identities. Offered as a minor.

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Program Overview

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Bryant

Our Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies concentration and minor offer an interdisciplinary approach that encourages students to challenge conventional knowledge, evaluate the distribution of power, think critically, and respond intellectually to diverse viewpoints.

The minor integrates the fields of communication, history, legal studies, literary and cultural studies, psychology, science, and sociology.

With a concentration or a minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, you will learn to think critically about privilege, power, stereotypes, and discrimination, which is valuable in the marketplace as organizations address issues of globalization and diversity. This program complements courses of study in the liberal arts, sciences, and business.

You may pursue a career in education, law, public policy, human resources, and a variety of other professions. You will also be well prepared for graduate studies in a number of fields.