Women’s and gender studies majors at UToledo shape their programs to fit their interests. UToledo’s award-winning faculty mentors students throughout their undergraduate careers.
Students in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at The University of Toledo study the contributions, experiences, history and issues facing women in the U.S. and across the world. UToledo’s curriculum also explores the complexity of gender as it intersects with other identity categories and shapes our experiences.
UToledo WGST undergraduates work with advisers to tailor a program that fits their interests and goals.
Women's and gender studies is an interdisciplinary program. Students can take courses across academic departments as they explore the many facets of gender, race, class, religion, culture and more.
Women’s and Gender Studies graduates find jobs in the public and private sectors for such employers as the President's National Security Council and women's advocacy organizations such as Planned Parenthood, in addition to local women’s advocacy groups like the YWCA and public welfare organizations like the Lucas County Children & Family Services.
WGST alumni have enrolled in law and medical school as well as graduate programs in English, higher education, theology, women's studies and more. They have been accepted at:
Bowling Green State University
Case Western Reserve University
Michigan State University
Ohio State University
University of Michigan
University of North Carolina
University of Toledo
Our broad, multidisciplinary courses are taught by UToledo faculty in many departments across the university, including disability studies, law and social thought, public health, art, English, foreign languages, social work and economics.
Women in American Politics
Race, Class and Gender
Feminist Approaches to Social Problems
WGST students have worked with local, national and international organizations, including: