Women's and Gender Studies Major
Intended Learning Outcomes
Students will demonstrate:
1. the ability to define key concepts and terms and use them correctly.
2. the ability to understand, evaluate, and apply appropriately and creatively disciplinary theories and analytical frameworks as they inform or are informed by gender.
3. the ability to summarize or analyze key disciplinary texts that emphasize gender and feminist perspectives.
4. the ability to recognize the inter-textual dialogue of key disciplinary texts through history and within and across disciplines to apply their understanding to current conversations.
5. the ability to identify, analyze, and interpret intersections of gender within race, ethnicity, class, age, sexualities, abilities, and other categories of difference.
6. the ability to articulate a critical awareness of their own subjectivity that acknowledges privilege and values difference.
7. the ability to practice research methods and to use a variety of scholarly and non-scholarly resources appropriate to women's and gender studies.