Education Co-Major

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Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education

Women's and Gender Studies is an approved co-major for Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education students. Women's and Gender Studies courses help education students understand:

  • Early Childhood Education
    How gender shapes learning.
  • The experiences of students from diverse backgrounds and different family situations.

  • How culture and socialization affect gender identities and interactions among children and between teachers and students.

  • How teachers can challenge gender stereotypes through course content and communication inside and outside the classroom.