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Women's Studies Minor

Men and women participate in a women's studies class

The Curriculum

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.

With gender as a primary category of analysis to study social roles, spirituality, institutions, and activism, our program highlights diversity.

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.

Our students:

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

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.