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Women's and Gender Studies

Virginia Wesleyan College

48 months
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About

The Women's and Gender Studies program at the Virginia Wesleyan College is an interdisciplinary academic discipline. A women’s and gender studies major and minor presents students with diverse perspectives for understanding and interpreting the historical and contemporary experiences of women and men in the United States and throughout the world.

Overview

The Women's and Gender Studies program at the Virginia Wesleyan College helps you to become familiar with numerous feminist, gender and sexuality theories and utilize them in understanding and contextualizing varied forms of structural and cultural oppressions, interactions, and solutions. While illuminating the impact of gender and sexuality in daily life, the multiple, diverse perspectives encompassed by women’s and gender studies courses prepare students for the multi-faceted, complex viewpoints they will encounter in graduate study and the workplace.

The objective of the women’s and gender studies program is to analyze the practical and theoretical manifestations of gender as a determining category in social, cultural and political systems. A student majoring in women’s and gender studies will become familiar with numerous feminist, gender and sexuality theories and utilize them in understanding and contextualizing varied forms of structural and cultural oppressions, interac­ tions, and solutions.

Beyond the Classroom

Students earning a degree in women’s and gender studies will gain skills that employers seek in an array of fields such as law, medicine, business, the arts, education, counseling, community work, journalism, social services and public health. The study of women and gender also provides graduates with an understanding of the roles of gender and diversity in an increasingly interconnected world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Women in Culture and Society
  • Feminist and Gender Theory
  • Topics in Women's and Gender Studies
  • Women's Studies/Gender Studies Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application.
  • An official high school transcript or comparable home school documentation.
  • An official record of scores on the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT). Applicants are responsible for arranging to take these tests and for requesting that results be sent to Virginia Wesleyan.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency at the time of application for admission

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36010 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 36010 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    36010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36010 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    36010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36010 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Virginia Beach

980 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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