Women’s and Gender Studies, BACHELOR OF ARTS

Arts, Sciences, & Education

Campus:Modesto Maidique Campus

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Program Description

In the Women's Studies major, interdisciplinary courses in Women's Studies and cross-listed courses in other disciplines enhance students' knowledge about women, feminism, and the significance of gender in diverse cultures and contexts. Students gain tools for analyzing the construction of women and gender, the relationship between gender and power and the intersection of gender with sexuality, nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, class, age and ability. Major courses foster intellectual exchange, creative pursuits, social justice advocacy, and global perspectives thereby contributing to the university's reputation for excellence and relevance in the 21st century. Students have the opportunity to conduct research with faculty on issues related to women and gender.

Admission Requirements

1. Students entering FIU as Freshmen or as a Transfer student with less than 60 transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with fewer than 60 approved credits. Click here for the details.

2. Transfer students entering FIU with 60 or more transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with 60 or more approved credits. Click here for the details.

Career Opportunities

Related Occupations:

Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).

Wages & Employment Trends for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary :

Florida Median income $68,820
Florida rate of growth +19%
National Median wages $68,950
National Projected growth +16%

Source and more information: http:/www.onetonline.orglink/summary/25-1062.00

Contact Information

Women's Studies
MMC: DM 212 | 305-348-2408
www.fiu.edu/~wstudies