Advantages of Minoring in Women’s and
A minor in Women’s and Gender Studies provides students with
knowledge of the cultural, social and political forces that shape
our concepts of gender and the world around us. As an
interdisciplinary program, Women’s and Gender Studies allows
students to develop strong analytical, communications and research
The resulting intellectual breadth, depth and vigor are
qualities that promote success in virtually any field. In
addition, students who minor in Women’s and Gender Studies have
enjoyed particular success in graduate programs in philosophy,
sociology, law, psychology and political theory.
The National Women’s Studies
The National Women’s Studies Association leads the field of
women’s studies in educational and social transformation.
Established in 1977, NWSA is a professional organization dedicated
to leading the field of women’s studies, as well as its teaching,
learning, research, and service wherever they be found.
American Men’s Studies Association
The American Men’s Studies Association (AMSA) advances the
critical study of men and masculinities by encouraging the
development of teaching, research and clinical practice in the
field of men’s studies. AMSA is an independent organization
that provides a forum for teachers, researchers, students and
practitioners to exchange information and to gain support for work
on men and masculinities.