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Overview of Certificate in Gender, Law & Policy

The Department of Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies now offers an undergraduate certificate investigating how legal institutions address gender, race, class and sexuality. This focused program is only four courses, with popular electives on topics such as intimate partner violence, human trafficking, reproductive justice, LGBTQ rights, electoral politics, feminist jurisprudence, and sex education. Available online and in-person, it is designed to fit alongside other major and minor programs from across campus. 

With an undergraduate certificate in Gender, Law & Policy, you'll be able to: 

  • Learn how gender and sexuality shape access to justice
  • Use scientific, historical, cross-cultural, and literary tools to analyze the law from a critical perspective
  • Build better policy solutions to real social problems

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