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Gender Studies

SVSU offers an interdisciplinary minor in Gender Studies, which is offered collaboratively by the following departments:

  • Communication
  • English
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

The objective of the Gender Studies minor is to enable students to develop the conceptual tools and the empirical background for studying the cultural significance of gender, the development of feminist perspectives, and the application of feminist perspectives within traditional academic disciplines. A major in Gender Studies is not available.

Why SVSU?

  • The average class size at SVSU is only 24 students, allowing for meaningful interaction between faculty and students.

  • The ratio of computers to students at SVSU is nearly twice the national average.

  • 1,900 students live in student housing, enjoying a vibrant community life on SVSU’s beautiful, modern campus.