Women and Gender Studies (WGS) majors from Saint Ambrose University are generally activists, driven, open-minded, compassionate, feminists, community organizers, and advocates.
Through academics, service, advocacy, and close faculty mentoring, you'll discover your abilities to promote justice and human rights.
You will develop gender sensitive solutions to human rights problems by participating in internships and service projects to raise awareness about injustices and to create positive changes our community and our world.
This major involves several other academic disciplines, so WGS courses satisfy many general education requirements. And, your skills are valued. More than 95% of our alumni work in their field of choice or attend graduate school.
Women and Gender Studies gives you a framework for supporting human rights and social justice advocacy. Similarly, the Bachelor of Social Work at SAU focuses on empowering clients, families, communities, and organizations to be agents of change in the world. Elevate your skills and extend your education in our dual degree program: you can graduate in four years with a degree in Women and Gender Studies and a degree in Social Work.
This major can prepare you for careers in advocacy, social services, community education, and more. Some of our graduates work with immigrants and violence survivors through AmeriCorps, served in the Peace Corps, work in the federal technology sector, and are public school educators.Our graduates also have landed prestigious scholarships, fellowships, and enrolled in top graduate programs at Washington University in St. Louis, DePaul University, and the St. Ambrose Doctor of Occupational Therapy program. More than 95% of our recent graduates are employed or have been admitted to graduate school.
- Women's Literature
- American Women: Topics
- Psychology of Gender
- Women and Aging
- Sex and Gender
- Women Theologians
- 48 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Gender & Sexuality Studies Psychology View 2873 other Bachelors in Area & Cultural Studies in United States
- To become an SAU Fighting Bee you need a cumulative unweighted grade point average of 2.5 or above (on a 4.0 unweighted scale) from an accredited high school.
- St. Ambrose University has a test-optional* admissions process, but if you would like to submit scores, please make sure they are submitted either on high school transcript(s) or from the appropriate testing service. Send your test score(s) to St. Ambrose by using these codes, ACT: 1352, SAT: 6617.
International33290 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33290 USD per year during 48 months.
National33290 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33290 USD per year during 48 months.
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