Gender and Women's Studies Department

Spring 2016 Highlights

Strong women: We Can Do It!Introduction to Gender and Women’s Studies (Online)

Women's lives, gender roles, sexuality, privilege, power, the struggle for equality…we'll cover these topics and much more.

In this interdisciplinary course, you'll get to read and discuss essays in many areas of study: political theory, cultural studies, history, education, sociology, economics, and psychology to name a few!

  • Empower yourself to recognize inequalities and create change in your own community.
  • Critically examine and challenge ideas about gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, class, and age.
  • Learn about courageous movements for social and political change in the US and around the world.

Register using WebAdvisor. WS-101 Introduction to Gender and Women’s Studies is UC transferable and fulfills Ohlone’s diversity requirement. Online course. Instructor: Heather Holliger. Download Introduction to Gender & Women's Studies flyer Spring 2016 (PDF).

Gender and Women's Studies Certificate

Certificate of Accomplishment

Additional Information

Review a sample listing of Courses in this area of study. Review academic requirements in the Catalog and in the Curriculum Guides. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and discuss their long-range academic plan.

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Are you finishing your associate degree or certificate? Please review How to Apply for a Degree or Certificate.

About the Gender and Women's Studies Department

Woman studying on a park bench.Gender and Women's Studies at Ohlone College brings together courses from various disciplines that address women's issues and interests. These courses share common concerns: to learn more about women's experiences, to recognize women's accomplishments, and to consider the different experiences of men and women.

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Contact Information

For more information about the Gender and Women's Studies program, contact Alison Kuehner at (510) 979-7436 or


Arts and Social Sciences Division.

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