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Women's Studies

About the Program

Women's Studies offers perspectives on gender and its intersections with race, sexuality, class, nationality, religion, age and power.

You'll take courses in a variety of disciplines such as sociology, history, art and psychology to understand how gender and sexuality impact and are impacted by our society. 

What can you do with a degree in women's studies?

  • Advocate
  • Community organizer
  • Government worker
  • Journalist
  • Psychologist 
  • Sociologist 
  • Teacher

Degrees & Certificates

View the list below for programs offered at Foothill. Then select a program map for a possible schedule that fulfills program and college requirements.

For program requirements and full course listings, view degrees and certificates information.

Associate in Arts Degree


See course catalog for detailed descriptions.

See schedule of classes for courses offered this and upcoming term.

WMN 5 Introduction to Women's Studies (4 units)
WMN 11 Women in Global Perspective (4 units)
WMN 21 Psychology of Women: Sex & Gender Differences (4 units)

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Women's Studies Department


Division Office Contacts

Aaron Korngiebel, Division Dean
Business & Social Sciences Division


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