BS Gender Studies is designed as an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Gender Studies and is focused on the ways that sex and gender manifest themselves in social, cultural, and political contexts. Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary academic field devoted to various aspects of identity and representation across societies and cultures. With strong foundations in the discipline of Gender Studies and hands-on research and internship experience, students will be able to secure jobs in a variety of careers ranging from the local community to international development organizations and from government organizations to federal bodies.
The scope of a BS Gender Studies program is wide-ranging and interdisciplinary. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of key concepts, terminology, and theoretical frameworks central to the field. They will develop critical analysis skills to explore the complex interconnections of gender with race, class, sexuality, and other categories of power and identity. The program also focuses on understanding the forces shaping individual experiences and societal institutions, such as the family, workplace, and media. Graduates of the program can pursue diverse careers in areas such as research, social welfare, journalism, public policy, and academia, both locally and internationally.
The objectives of the curriculum are as below:
- Define and utilize key concepts, terminology, and theoretical frameworks central to the interdisciplinary field of Gender Studies.
- Analyze complex interconnections of gender, race, class, sexuality, ability, and other categories of power and identity in various spheres of human endeavor ranging from the sociopolitical to the aesthetic.
- Understand and analyze forces shaping individual experiences as well as social structure and institutions such as the family, workplace, and media.
- Apply central concepts and theories from Gender Studies to their own life experiences and the world around them.
The diverse and interdisciplinary learning experience of Gender Studies would enable the graduates to be best suitable for positions of women police officers, feminist and gender researchers, community and social welfare officers, public relations officers, social welfare officers, gender specialists, journalists, lecturers, public policy researchers, data analysts, and report writers in the various sector globally.
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- Duration 10 weeks
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
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