As a part of UW-Platteville’s Department of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences, the women’s and gender studies program will allow you to develop interdisciplinary critical thinking and analytical skills, examine personal and social values, and contribute wisely to a diverse global community. You’ll explore coursework in gender and society; psychology of women; management, gender and race, and more.

Once you’ve completed the women’s and gender studies program, you’ll be prepared for careers in almost every sector of industry including art, education, law, medicine, government, business, and more.

Committed Women and Gender Studies staff, faculty, and council members strive to provide high-quality undergraduate education for students facing the challenges of both the 21st century and an increasingly globalized world.

Faculty teaching courses in Women's and Gender Studies are from diverse backgrounds and are committed to exploring ways in which interdisciplinary research and pedagogies can help strengthen students' knowledge about themselves and individuals or groups that are traditionally marginalized.

The following list includes campus events, programs, and resources related to women and gender studies. Additionally, the Women and Gender Studies program supports and encourages students to attend events sponsored by the Patricia A. Doyle Center for Gender and Sexuality and Women's Council.