Why Choose Women's Studies?

This program will help you understand the relationship of gender and sexuality and how they impact the human social experience. And where better to study this relationship? Elmira College has a heritage and culture that's been forward-thinking from day one, as the first college for women with a course study equivalent to men's.

What Women's Studies Will Teach You

The Elmira College Women's and Gender Studies Program works to empower students to be academically successful critical thinkers, feminist activists, leaders on campus, and leaders in the wider world.

This interdisciplinary program is affiliated with more than 25 faculty members. Some teach women's studies courses, while others serve as speakers, moderators, and panelists for campus events.

Students may choose to minor in women's studies, completing a minimum of 21 credits in women's studies coursework with a senior seminar in feminist issues and activism.

Where Will Women's Studies Take You

Gender issues affect the professional world and businesses are looking to hire culturally-aware employees who can help identify roadblocks that cause gender disparities. For example, law, health care, social work, teaching, counseling, and government services are all professions seeking expertise on gender issues.

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