Women's Studies B.A. Program Outcomes
- Demonstrate and apply knowledge of key concepts in the discipline of Women’s Studies including women’s experience, roles and contributions historically and in present time within local, global, political, social, and economic contexts.
- Understand, articulate and apply knowledge of feminist theory, epistemologies, ethics and research methods to academic, work and service endeavors.
- Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the intersections of gender with race, class, sexual orientation, ethnicity, ability, age, and nationality.
- Formulate relevant questions for research and inquiry in the field of Women’s Studies. Conduct original research and communicate results by written, oral, and media presentation methods according to national standards.
- Critically analyze material with regard to the strengths and weaknesses of supporting reasoning and evidence. Recognize assumptions, standpoints, biases and power dimensions of an argument as well as the inclusivity and/or exclusivity of the viewpoints expressed.
- Exercise feminist discourse skills with individuals and/or groups. Clearly represent and understand one’s own standpoint while making room for the standpoints and ideas of others.
- Recognize and interact effectively with a variety of organizations whose work significantly impacts women.
Display professional values
- Demonstrate cultural competence by applying understanding of human diversity to academic and work situations while behaving respectfully towards others and collaborating in a way that includes the gifts and perspectives of all.
- Demonstrate feminist ethics and contextually locate self and others in relation to personal and political identities including gender, race, class, age, ability, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity and nationality.