The Department of Women’s Studies at TWU offers an exciting multicultural curriculum that integrates diverse perspectives and critically applies feminist/womanist scholarship on behalf of social justice.
TWU is the largest public university primarily for women in the United States and one of the most diverse institutions of higher education in the nation.
Advanced work in Women's Studies at TWU employs a feminist/womanist theories in the service of social justice, focusing especially on individual and collective transformation. Through the study of women's experiences in political, cultural, religious, biological, and intellectual contexts, graduate courses investigate the ways gender and other identity categories function as pervasive social constructions.
Agency Survival Resistance Transformation Graduate work in Women's Studies adopts a relational approach that examines both differences and commonalities among diverse peoples. Toward this end, the department emphasizes rigorous interdisciplinary scholarship in the classroom, in research, and in community service.
The Department of Women's Studies offers a Master of Arts Degree and a Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies.