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Department of Women's Studies

Department of Women's Studies

Undergraduate Program
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Undergraduate students enrolled in, or interested in enrolling in, the Women's Studies BA, BS, or minor programs should see:


   Margaret Hammond

Academic Advisor

317 Oswald Tower
To schedule an advising appointment, click here.

   Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor

Undergraduate Director

124 Willard Building
To schedule an appointment, email Dr. Wagner-Lawlor at

Contact Dr. Wagner-Lawlor for information on:

Career Possibilities in Women's Studies

Women's Studies graduates work in a variety of rewarding fields and professions--as doctors, researchers, nurses, teachers, social workers, counselors, psychologists, journalists, and the list goes on! Many of our graduates go to graduate school, either in Women’s Studies or in a related discipline. The possibilities are truly endless with an undergraduate degree in Women’s Studies!

Study Abroad

Women’s Studies students tend to be very involved in extracurricular activities at Penn State. Many students travel abroad as a way to fulfill Women’s Studies course requirements as well as to enrich their undergraduate education.

Independent Study