MajorWomen's, Ethnicity and Intersectional Studies

A Bachelor of Arts (BA) in women's, ethnicity and intersectional studies from Wichita State will give you an in-depth understanding of women, people of color and other marginalized populations through internationalism, representation and social issues. The degree is ideal for double majoring with other areas such as social work, education, history, pre-law, psychology, criminal justice and others—and is great preparation for graduate school and a wide range of careers.

Learn how women's, ethnicity and intersectional studies is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

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Admission to the program

To be admitted into the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.


The major in women's, ethnic and intersectional studies consists of a minimum of 30 credit hours of women's studies courses. Required core courses include:

  • Diverse Women in Popular Culture
  • Women in Society: Social Issues
  • Women in Society: Cultural Images
  • Nine additional hours based on your interests


Thanks to WSU's extensive network of employer connections, students in every major have opportunities to gain real-world experience—helping them build a resume, make professional connections and land their dream jobs.

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