Loyola University Chicago

Women's Studies and Gender Studies

Learning Outcomes

Upon graduating, undergraduate Women’s Studies and Gender Studies students will be able to:

  • Recognize and analyze gender, race, sexuality, and class as intersecting structures of power and identity that appear differently throughout history and around the world.

  • Explain and critique major theories of and research in feminist and gender studies through a culturally responsive and intersectional lens.

  • Demonstrate advanced critical thinking skills through sound feminist scholarship and creative work; integrate feminist theory, practice, and reflection.

  • Work effectively and collaboratively with mentors and peers in scholarship and praxis.