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Women and Gender Studies

Women’s and Gender Studies

 

WGS Poster picThe Women’s and Gender Studies Program at High Point University pays respect to the history of Women’s Studies, while acknowledging the growth of the discipline in response to the myriad of experiences of women and men globally, and the inclusion of diversity across the gender and transgender spectrum. Students taking courses in Women’s and Gender Studies are exposed to a wide variety of theories, methodologies, and perspectives, from fields of study such as Communication, English, History, Modern Foreign Languages, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, and Sociology. Students are trained to think critically and synthesize information from a variety of sources in the production of new knowledge and information systems. This prepares students to be global citizens who go on to have successful careers in areas such as law, criminal justice, health care and medicine, public policy, education, journalism, and counseling.


Check out our new WGS Spring 2015 Course List!

Want to see if WGS is right for you? (*spoiler* it definitely is) Check out the flyer for our introductory course: WGS Intro Course Flyer


The WGS Program is excited to announce the premier of W.A.G.E., the Women and Gender Equity Leadership Project! 

W.A.G.E. is a new program which offers:

  • Free events to students and the public regarding equity within the workplace.
  • Special workshops, skill sessions, and training programs exclusively available to students working toward the W.A.G.E. Leadership Certificate.
  • The W.A.G.E. Leadership Certificate: a semester long program open to students looking to further enhance their leadership skills and understand gender in the workplace on a deeper level.

Coupon-Flyer

CONTACT THE OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS

The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.

Tours are available 7 days a week. Please contact us to schedule your visit.
(800) 345-6993
(336) 841-9216
(336) 888-6382 (fax)
admiss@highpoint.edu

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Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan addresses High Point University students during an Elect Her–Campus Women Win training session held at HPU today.
HPU Hosts ‘Elect Her’ Training
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Jenn Brandt
Professor to Lead Front Porch Conversation on ‘The Other Wes Moore’
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