Introduction

Would you like to discuss your ideas on the place of women in our society? Do you want to learn about the roles of women in history, religion, law, or the arts? Do you want to examine the intersections of gender and sexuality with topics as varied as psychology and archaeology? Our gender and women's studies minor provides you with these exciting opportunities.

Here are two great reasons to minor in gender and women's studies at the University of Evansville:

  • Expand your program of study - this program provides an outstanding complement to any major, whether in the sciences or the humanities.

  • Explore an interdisciplinary program - the minor includes courses in archaeology, biology, legal studies, English, foreign languages, history, political science, psychology, and religion.

Why Gender and Women’s Studies

GWS prepares students for a wide variety of jobs, including social work, business, publishing, law, medicine, public administration, teaching and many other fields because of the focus gender and women’s studies has on thinking critically about a wide variety of issues. Gender and women’s studies also prepares students by equipping them with strong oral communication and writing skills, as well as critical thinking and research. Studies have been done that reflect the many fields that graduates enter. People minoring in GWS at the University of Evansville have gone on to do a wide variety jobs that in some way utilizes the skills they gained through their minor.

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