About the College of Arts and Sciences
The founding college of Syracuse University remains at the center of undergraduate learning. The College is divided into the natural sciences and mathematics, the humanities, and the social sciences, with the lattermost offered in partnership with the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.
CoursesSample courses for women's and gender studies majors include:
- Feminist Theory
- Gender, Militarism, and War
- Feminisms, Sexualities, and Human Rights in Middle Eastern Societies
- Race, Class, and Gender
- LGBT Studies in Sexuality
- Beyond the Veil: Gender Politics in Islam
Practical ExperienceSeize opportunities to do community volunteering and professional internships--on campus, off campus, or internationally. Academic counselors and faculty advisors will guide you in aligning your interests and academic path with opportunities for growth.
Study AbroadBroaden your perspective and enhance your resume with an international experience through Syracuse Abroad , which features more than 100 programs in 60 countries. You can choose semester, summer, short-term, and yearlong options for international study.
Life After Syracuse UniversityAs a College of Arts & Sciences graduate with a major in women’s and gender studies, you can explore careers in:
- Arts and media
- Social services
- Journalism and editing
- Public relations
- Politics and law