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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

Degree & Program Types

Check out this list for a quick view of our women's studies programs. For program requirements and full course listings, view degrees and certificates information.

Associate in Arts Degree

  • Women's Studies



See course catalog for detailed descriptions, with links to scheduled classes.

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

Jose Wang-Nava, Acting Division Dean
To meet with the dean, contact the Student & Faculty Support Center.
Business & Social Sciences Division


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