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2012 - 2013

Women's Studies Program

Valerie Hegstrom, Coordinator
1065 JFSB, (801) 422-2276

College of Humanities Advisement Center
1175 JFSB, (801) 422-4789


The women's studies minor educates students in the findings, theories, and methodologies fundamental to the women's studies field, while fostering critical thinking and superior scholarship. Considering traditional academic discourse from the female perspective allows new insights into our historical and cultural traditions.

Career Opportunities

A women's studies minor enhances and broadens educational and employment opportunities in any discipline. The women's studies minor trains students to look at issues and questions from unique historical and contemporary perspectives both domestically and internationally. This training prepares students to be more successful in graduate and professional schools, business and industry, and government or community service.