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Women's and Gender Studies

The Women's and Gender Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program that seeks to enhance the student's knowledge of gender roles and relations across cultures and history. Women's and Gender Studies courses investigate the intersection of gender and such diverse phenomena as music, art, war, political activism, religion, communication, family life, and popular culture. The flexibility of the Women's and Gender Studies major makes it ideal for combining with other majors. Popular choices for other majors are Non-Profit Management, Public Relations, Journalism and Mass Communication, Political Science, Sociology, History, and Human Relations.

Career Opportunities

  • Government Employee
  • Lawyer
  • Union Organizer
  • Cultural Affairs Officer
  • Social Worker
  • Policeperson
  • Artist
  • Town Manager
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Personnel Manager
  • Manager
  • Psychotherapist
  • Teacher/Professor
  • Public Health Worker
  • Project Designer
  • Energy Conservation
  • Designer
  • Journalist
  • Archivist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Fundraiser
  • Physician
  • Nurse
  • Midwife
  • Librarian
  • Minister/Rabbi
  • Writer
  • Psychologist
  • Counselor
  • Art Therapist
  • Sales Representative
  • Management Trainee

Related Skills

Hiring Institutions

  • Adoption and Child Care Agencies
  • Business Corporations
  • Colleges and Schools
  • Court Systems
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Civil Rights Commission
  • Social Security Administration
  • Health and Human Services
  • Housing and Urban Development
  • Hospitals
  • Labor Unions
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Nursing Homes
  • Publishing Houses

  • Religious Organizations
  • Labor Departments
  • Government
  • Education Department
  • Labor Department
  • AmeriCorps
  • Peace Corps
  • Human Rights Organizations
  • Battered Women's Shelters
  • Girl Scouts
  • Law Firms
  • Legal Services
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Scholarly Associations

Career Paths of Recent Graduates

Related Websites

Women's and Gender Studies
University of Oklahoma's National Women's Studies Association
Graduate School Information