Gain New Perspectives on Gender
The Women’s and Gender Studies program at UHCL was founded in 1975 to engage students in studying how gender shapes the world around us. Our diverse curriculum focuses on the experience of women in national and international contexts, and emphasizes intersections of race, ethnicity, nationality, age, class, disability, and sexuality as analytical categories. Over two dozen WGST faculty are affiliated with programs such as anthropology, art, communication, history, humanities, literature, psychology, social work, sociology, and writing.
Build Skills and Insights for Any Career
Students in this 15-hour minor learn many marketable skills, including critical thinking,
writing, public speaking, and diversity training. They gain global and interdisciplinary
perspectives in our courses that help them achieve their goals in their major fields,
and make them compassionate and well-informed citizens of the international community.
Students who minor in WGST are prepared to work in for-profit and non-profit organizations,
human rights and social help agencies, as well as for graduate study in a variety
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Students wishing to declare a minor must meet with an Academic Advisor in the HSH Advising Office to complete the necessary paperwork and to have the Minor added to their degree plan.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - February 1
Final - August 1
Deadline Extension for Fall 2018 - August 13
Priority - September 1
Final - December 1
Priority - February 1
Final Summer I - June 10
Final Summer II - July 15
- Transfer Deadlines
Fall 2018Priority – August 13
Final – August 27
Spring 2019Priority – January 14
Final and Session Start – January 22
Summer 2019Priority Deadline (Summer I and II)– May 28
Final (Summer I) – June 10
Final (Summer II) – July 15
Fall 2019Priority - August 12
Final and Session Start - August 26
Summer I and II Priority Application deadline for undergraduate transfer, former and non-degree seeking undergraduate/graduate students. Students who apply after this date must submit all required documentation with their paper application in the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.