Women’s studies is an integral part of Mary Baldwin’s core curriculum. This interdisciplinary field offers knowledge and insights that prepare students both in and out of the classroom. Those wishing to major in women’s studies may talk to their advisors or the director about the possibility of designing an independent major in women’s issues.
Women’s studies is also available as a minor.
Why women’s studies at Mary Baldwin University?
Women’s Studies creates better understanding of women’s social roles, rights, and living conditions throughout the world and throughout history. Knowledge of the struggle for gender equality prepares students for both academic study and real world applications in their professional and private lives after college. The field is interdisciplinary by nature and highlights connections among differing areas of study, reinforcing students’ learning across the liberal arts curriculum.