Upon successful completion of the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Women's and Gender Studies Emphasis / A.A. Degree program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Identify and describe the values, tenets, and actions to be taken to advocate for change of current gender roles and equality of gender identities.
  2. Analyze and explain the history and impact of gender role conceptions in the United States and other cultures.
  3. Identify and explain the historical and contemporary contributions women have made to society, politics, science, art, and other areas.
  4. Identify the indicators for and describe the mechanisms of oppression and discrimination of women.
  5. Analyze and describe the relationship between mechanisms of oppression/discrimination based on gender and other aspects of identity including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, class, socioeconomic status and sexuality.
  6. Accurately apply the resources provided by interdisciplinary feminist scholarship and the use of critical thinking skills.
Last Updated: 8/23/17