The Women’s Studies minor, in Trinity’s College of Arts and Sciences, strives for a broad and complex understanding of the female experience in a global context. Encountering cross-cultural and multi-racial perspectives, our students explore women’s lives, labor, and arts. Students will also  examine the politics of gender and study the history of gender roles and representations in social media.  Focusing on the interaction of class, race, gender, and sexuality, we help our minors analyze the relations of power in various cultures, and we provide our students with a basic structure of ideas, a framework for analyzing the fundamental shift in understanding arising from a systematic retrieval of history and from women’s changing awareness.

The Women’s Studies curriculum offers students the chance to develop skills such as critical thinking, writing, research, and social activism. Students will find these skills are necessary for a wide range of academic disciplines. Our minor prepares students for careers in many fields, including research, policy, government and nonprofit agencies, publishing, international affairs, education and advocacy.

 

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Degree Level: Undergraduate
Degree Type: Minor
School: College of Arts and Sciences
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The Women’s Studies minor, in Trinity’s College of Arts and Sciences, strives for a broad and complex understanding of the female experience in a global context. Encountering cross-cultural and multi-racial perspectives, our students explore women’s lives, labor, and arts. Students will also  examine the politics of gender and study the history of gender roles and representations in social media.  Focusing on the interaction of class, race, gender, and sexuality, we help our minors analyze the relations of power in various cultures, and we provide our students with a basic structure of ideas, a framework for analyzing the fundamental shift in understanding arising from a systematic retrieval of history and from women’s changing awareness.

The Women’s Studies curriculum offers students the chance to develop skills such as critical thinking, writing, research, and social activism. Students will find these skills are necessary for a wide range of academic disciplines. Our minor prepares students for careers in many fields, including research, policy, government and nonprofit agencies, publishing, international affairs, education and advocacy.

 

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Study the interaction of class, race, gender, and sexuality with a minor in Women's Studies

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WST240

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  • Become an advocate for women’s perspectives in business and government
  • Master the academic discourse of women’s studies

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