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Women's Studies Minor

The women's studies minor helps students to reshape their thinking about culture and societies. We offer feminist perspectives that uncover the dynamics of both masculinity and femininity.


Our Students

  • Engage in challenging new ideas
  • Focus on the diverse experiences of many cultures
  • Join lively peer discussions
  • Develop communication and critical thinking skills


The Curriculum

Our women's studies minor program connects the personal with the political and provides students with unique opportunities to create academic, spiritual, and community leadership roles and work for social justice. With gender as a primary category of analysis to study social roles, spirituality, institutions, and activism, our program highlights diversity.

What Humanities Division Grads Are Doing



Employed Full-Time or Part-Time


Admitted to Graduate School


Full-Time Volunteer or Other Activity


Seeking Employment or Grad School

Why Pepperdine

Pepperdine Seaver College is consistently recognized among the top-ranked universities in California and the United States. We are a Christian university where students grow in knowledge and character. As a liberal arts institution, we focus on providing rich opportunities for intellectual and spiritual exploration for students with a diverse community.



Located in Malibu, CA


13:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio


80% of Students Participate in an International Program


120,000 + Alumni Network

Our Program

Preparation for Life

With an awareness of gender issues, the women's studies minor curriculum is crucial for many occupations and careers, such as law, business, medicine, teaching, and management.

An Interdisciplinary Program

Student acquire the analytical framework necessary to explore the significance of gender in society, their scholarly pursuits, and their own lives.

Christian Context at Pepperdine

Our women's studies program facilitates the discussion and analysis of gender and religion's intersection in the shaping of ethics, culture, and politics.

Contact Us

Humanities & Teacher Education Division
Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
Office: CAC 300


Stella Erbes
Divisional Dean & Associate Professor of Education

Genny Moore
Office Manager

Lee Jackson
Administrative Assistant