Oct 28, 2021  
2021-2022 University Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 University Bulletin

Study of Women and Gender - B.A.


The study of women and gender major emphasizes critical, feminist, cross-cultural, multiracial, and transnational understandings of the diversity of gendered experiences. It also seeks to reach an understanding of how questions of gender are embedded in the liberal arts and sciences tradition. The major introduces diverse perspectives and understandings concerning the construction of femininity and masculinity, inequality and poverty, violence and crime, race and social class, culture and media, politics and the law, and sexuality and reproductive rights in historical and contemporary contexts.

Major Requirements: 

A minimum of 34 semester hours, including:

Additional Requirements:


  • A minimum of seven courses in the major field must be completed at Dominican.
  • Students may not take courses that count towards the major on a satisfactory/fail basis.

Additional Information


  • Students may petition the SWG director to consider credit for additional classes; this may include relevant special topics courses, and directed and independent studies.