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Women's and Gender Studies

Women's and Gender Studies

Gender, like race and class, is a social construct that impacts all aspects of society. Principia Gender Studies majors explore the interplay between gender and culture; the roles women have played in the sciences, arts, politics, religion; and how those roles have evolved over time. You’ll study the obstacles affecting women’s lives and the impact of gender roles on men and women in the workplace and society at large. As culture and history shape and inform gender roles and experiences, our program is multidisciplinary in nature.

Study-Abroad Programs

Principia study-abroad programs are open to all students, and you’re encouraged to apply to any abroad program that interests you—even if the abroad isn’t your primary area of study. Your passport to international learning starts here—Principia College Study Abroad.

Course Catalog

Find complete course listings and program requirements in our Course Catalog.