Like a microscope that brings the world into focus, this framework allows us to see how our social and cultural lives are governed by gender relations.
For example, have you considered how institutions, organizations, or the economy are gendered? Do you ever wonder why some images are more prevalent in popular culture than others? Looking at the world through a Women's and Gender Studies lens allows us to more directly and effectively address issues of social justice and to bring about social change as it pertains to gender relations in the contemporary world.
By studying Women's and Gender Studies, students learn skills that work towards dismantling gender-based inequality and promoting gender equity in various arenas of social life. The Women's and Gender Studies major allows students to acquire the academic preparation to address the complexity of intersecting inequalities rooted in gender, race, sexuality, ethnicity, class, ability, religion, and nationality in U.S. society.
Upon completion of the Women’s and Gender Studies degree at Colorado State University , students will demonstrate:
- Knowledge of academic disciplines from feminist and intersectional perspectives
- An understanding of the historic and contemporary contributions of women of all cultures
- Effective oral communication, writing, and research skills
- Development of critical thinking skills as well as intellectual and personal growth
- A critical ideological understanding regarding women and gender implicit in social institutions and structures
Contemporary career opportunities can be directly enhanced by students who have a women’s and gender studies background. Students acquire jobs in the non-profit sector, such as international relief agencies, domestic violence agencies, homeless shelters, after school programs, and children and family services.
Other fields our students have entered include public relations, counseling, union organizing, public policy and research, victim advocacy, and human/civil rights. In several areas such as journalism, communication, business, law, education, and human services, it is now common to choose a career that has a direct focus on women and gender.
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- Gender and Anthropology
- Gay and Lesbian Literature
- La Chicana in Society
- Queer Studies and Women of Color
- Indigenous Women, Children, and Tribes
- Black Feminism(s)
- Queer Creative Expressions
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- 48 months
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DisciplinesGender & Sexuality Studies Sociology View 1355 other Masters in Sociology in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- All first-year freshman students will submit an application using the Common Application. Your application will be reviewed after we receive all of the required items.
- $50 application fee
- Personal Statement
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International31712 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 31712 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
National31712 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 31712 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
In-State12260 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12260 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.