Minor in Women's Studies
UWF's minor in Women’s Studies is an interdisciplinary program in in humanities offering students a knowledge of women’s roles and influence in contemporary society, as well as the impact of social institutions, systems and philosophies or attitudes toward women.
The Women's Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program that provides students with knowledge of women's roles and influence in contemporary society, as well as the impact of social institutions, systems and philosophies or attitudes toward women. Courses offer practical preparation for careers in teaching, counseling, community relations, law, recreation, social work and business. Students can select classes from such disciplines as history, literature, fine arts, legal administration, psychology, nursing, sociology and communication arts. The Women's Studies program provides several activities in which students pursuing the minor can participate: leadership conferences, speaker's series, and Women's History Month presentations. This minor is available to all undergraduate students.
Annual Women’s Studies Conference
Each year, the Women's Studies Collective hosts the annual Women's Studies Conference In addition to the presentation of the Mary F. Rogers Faculty Award, the conference features scholarly papers, poster presentations, visual and performance art pieces by graduate and undergraduate students that address women, gender, and sexuality.
The evening keynote address features respected scholars and leaders who are advancing initiatives relating to women, gender and sexuality.
For more information on upcoming conferences, visit The University of West Florida's Annual Women's Studies Conference.
- Women's & Gender Studies Program-- B.A. Requirements
- Upcoming Course Offerings: Spring 2017
- Course Catalog
- WGS Exit Survey
For more information about the Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Specialization, contact Rebecca Steward at (850) 474-2672.Contact Us
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