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Women & Gender Studies

Explore today’s issues related to women and gender from a variety of interdisciplinary approaches.

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In this field of study, you’ll address the intersections of gender with race, ethnicity, class, and sexuality in the modern world and beyond.

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Sample Courses

  • Women & Gender Studies: Women of Color Feminisms in a US Context
  • Women & Gender Studies: Intersectional Activism & Social Justice
  • Anthropology: Sex, Gender, and Ethnicity
  • History- War & Gender in US History
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Special Admission Requirements

There are no special admissions requirements for this program.

What Sets Us Apart

Women & Gender Studies promotes critical thought and reflection, trains students in sensitivity to multiple perspectives, and encourages students to live out TCU’s mission to educate ethical leaders who will change the world. In the diverse workplaces of today’s professional world, individuals educated in the critical theories and methods of Women and Gender Studies have highly valuable skills.

Career Prospects

A Women & Gender Studies major or minor will prepare you to navigate gendered workplaces and contribute your expertise in understanding and addressing dynamics related to gender, diversity, and equity in many different professions. Some of our most recent graduates are pursuing careers in teaching, public relations, journalism, business, politics, and the non-profit sector. Other Women & Gender Studies students are enrolled in law school or graduate programs in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies, political science, English, media studies, history, social work, and the seminary.