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Women and Gender Studies

Program Overview

Do you have a talent for thinking critically, analyzing problems, and effectively communicating your findings? Do you have a passion for feminism and gender identities in a cultural and historical aspect? If so, consider a future in Women and Gender Studies.

As a student of our Women and Gender Studies program, you’ll get to discuss and critique the historical and contemporary theories and practices of feminism and gender identities. Our experienced instructors will ask you to delve into the experiences and perspectives of women and explore cultural and global issues of equality during this intensive interdisciplinary liberal arts program. Courses cover gender, history, culture, class, race, ethnicity, and sexuality.

Upon completion, you may seek professional roles like a child, family, and school social worker, human resources specialist, lawyer, postsecondary instructor, and more.

Make it happen. Start your work in Women and Gender Studies today!

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Why Estrella Mountain Community College?

Working toward understanding brings about change, advocacy and influence. EMCC’s Women's and Gender Studies program is an interdisciplinary field that examines gender as a social and cultural construction. History, psychology, popular culture, literary criticism and anthropology, all blend together to create a well-rounded education. Take your degree to several career spaces like human services and resources, advocacy work, business, clergy or communications.