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WGS Minor

Why Should I Pursue a Women's and Gender Studies Minor?

Women's and Gender Studies courses offer a valuable component to any disciplinary major. Students develop self-confidence, critical thought processes, and communication skills that contribute to academic achievement and successful post-university careers. Women's and Gender Studies students have used their unique preparation to pursue graduate degrees in Women's and Gender Studies and other disciplines. Students have also pursued careers in law, human services, business, the health sciences, visual arts, publishing, and education. With its emphasis on critical thinking and communication, the Women's and Gender Studies minor is a valuable asset for any college graduate.

The Minor in Women's and Gender Studies

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth offers a minor in Women's and Gender Studies through a flexible interdisciplinary program of courses. Many classes are organized in seminar style to allow the fullest possible participation of all students. Minors work closely with a faculty advisor to explore course options and earn academic credits through independent study and field work opportunities.

Do you want to minor in Women's and Gender Studies? If so, please contact either Prof. Heidi Berggren, Co-Chairperson of Women's and Gender Studies, ext. 8272, LArts 328, or Prof. Stephanie O'Hara, Co-Chairperson of Women's and Gender Studies, ext. 8336, LArts 352.

 WGS Minor Checklist Fall 2014