Women’s StudiesWomen's Studies

Founded in 2001, Women’s Studies is an interdisciplinary minor at Georgetown College.

Women’s Studies enhances students’ liberal arts educations by emphasizing the experiences and contributions of women from diverse historical and contemporary cultures. Students who graduate with a minor in Women’s Studies will:

  • use the critical methods and approaches associated with Women’s Studies in classes from a variety of disciplines;
  • articulate an understanding of the diversity of women’s contributions, perspectives, and experiences within and across various cultures, past and present;
  • conduct upper-level academic research in issues related to women and/or sex/gender.