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Women's and Gender Studies

Loyola Marymount University

48 months
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52553 USD/year
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About

The Women's and Gender Studies program of Loyola Marymount University offers the opportunity to engage in a critical review of society, deriving a vision of social justice that is basic to feminist thought. Students participate in a vibrant interdisciplinary program that looks at the intersections of gender, power, and knowledge production.

Overview

What Is Women's and Gender Studies?

The mission of the Women's and Gender Studies program of Loyola Marymount University is to foster a vigorous intellectual environment where students can develop their analytical thinking skills and conceptual tools for social change.

What Do Women's and Gender Studies Majors Do?

Women's and Gender Studies students acquire a critical understanding of the complex ways gender shapes the world, particularly in relation to race, sexuality, class, and other social factors. They gain a strong commitment to social justice, learn new methodologies and theoretical tools, and learn to express themselves well both orally and in writing. Program graduates go into law, medicine, social work, government service, community organizations as well as many other fields.

Is This Major Right for You?

The Women's and Gender Studies major may be right for you if you:

  • Want to serve your community as a leader for gender justice and social justice
  • Value diversity in a complex world
  • Have a range of academic interests
  • Appreciate the contributions of women

About Our Faculty

Our faculty members are experts in topics such as feminist theories, gender and communication, women and environmental justice, gender and media, and the intersection of gender, race, class, and sexuality. Our faculty are award winning teachers, active researchers and published scholars. Our affiliated faculty come from departments such as African American Studies, Biology, Chicano/a Studies, Communication Studies, English, Film, History, Political Science, and Sociology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gender and Social Movements
  • Gender, Race, and Sexuality in Contemporary Society
  • Women in Global Communities
  • Women's Bodies, Health, and Sexuality
  • Feminist Theories
  • Queer Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application and LMU Supplement
  • International students are not required to submit the SAT or ACT to complete their application to LMU
  • Provide Proof of English Proficiency
  • Submit Transcripts
  • Submit a letter of recommendation with your application

Tuition Fee

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    52553 USD/year
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Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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