Studies in Sexuality, Women and Gender (SWAG) is an undergraduate program that features an interdisciplinary and multicultural course of study. The curriculum allows students to engage in research and exploration concerning all areas of women's and men's experiences. This 18-credit-hour program provides skills that are useful to all majors. 

As a student of SWAG you will:

  • Learn to critically analyze theory and research pertaining to women's and gender studies.
  • Study the intersectionalities of other key categories such as race, class, ethnicity, ability, and nationality.
  • Gain experience in applying your education to real-world situations.
WGS Students

Unique
Minor

The Women’s and Gender Studies undergraduate program (Studies in Sexuality, Women and Gender, or SWAG) is an interdisciplinary and multicultural minor that engages in research and exploration concerning all areas of women’s and men’s experiences.

Balanced
Curriculum

The SWAG minor is a useful addition for all majors, but many of our students have found a great balance with communication studies, education, family services, history, humanities, marketing, political science, psychology, social work, sociology and human resources.

Beyond the
Classroom

The program features a full schedule of out-of-class learning opportunities with prominent researchers and leaders in women’s and gender issues.

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Women’s & Gender Studies
University of Northern Iowa
225 Sabin Hall
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0509

Phone: (319) 273-7102

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