Academic Programs

Our academic programs include a BA/BS in women's and gender studies, a minor in women's and gender studies, and a minor in African American studies. Learn more about all of our programs.

Admissions and Financial Aid

Review the admission criteria and application process for our department's programs. Also, take a few minutes to read about the scholarships available for Women’s and Gender Studies students, which are among the hundreds our university offers every year.

What Can You Do with a Major in Women’s and Gender Studies?

See how our degrees have wide applications that can prepare you for a successful career in a variety of settings.

Activities and Opportunities

Gain a better understanding of our field and get to know your classmates and faculty outside of the classroom. You can intern with our department, conduct an independent study, join Feminists for Action, and attend—or help organize—Women's Week.

Each year, in celebration of the last week of National Women’s History Month, Ball State University’s Women’s and Gender studies department hosts Wome …

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Letter from the Director Fall is a time of reflection and anticipation as we move toward the end of a calendar year and launch a new academic year. In …

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Spring 2023 Course Offerings WGS 210 – Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies An introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies, an interd …

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Department of Women's, Gender, and African American Studies

Burkhardt Building (BB), Room 108
Muncie, IN 47306

8 a.m.-5 p.m.


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