When students complete their degrees in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, they will be able to demonstrate:
- A basic knowledge of the history and diversity of feminist perspectives.
- An understanding of the basic concepts, terminology, controversies, and theories in
women's, gender, and sexuality studies, including:
- comprehension of the mechanisms of oppression and the social construction of gender and sexuality that occur in various historical and institutional contexts
- an appreciation of the connections among personal reflection, lived experience, and feminist research and theory
- an awareness of the intersection of gender with race, class, sexuality, nation, religion, and/or other dimensions of difference.
- An ability to formulate a feminist research question and develop a feminist research project.
- An ability to conduct research that crosses disciplinary boundaries with a range of feminist methods.
- An ability to articulate in oral and written form the relationship between feminist research and the goals of social justice through activism.