Women's and Gender Studies
By earning a Minor in Women's Studies at the University of Central Missouri, the student can expect to achieve these outcomes:
Recognize, evaluate and challenge gender, inequality, and other stereotypes in media and culture.
Explicate how gender stereotypes and other forms of inequality are infused in social institutions, e.g. economic, legal, educational.
Appreciate diversity among and between cultures, communities, and nations.
Describe how diversity and privilege influence perception, gender identity, and personal behavior among and between communities.
Demonstrate an ability to analyze the ways gender is socially constructed and reinforced through a variety of mediated discourses and texts.
Recognize one's own privilege(s) and the inextricable connections between gender, race, social class, abilities, and other disadvantaged groups.