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Career Opportunties

Career Opportunties

What can you do with a Women's and Gender Studies degree? Just about anything!

A WGS undergraduate degree not only prepares you for diverse and fascinating careers but also provides a wonderful stepping stone to a number of graduate and professional degree programs. Recent WGS graduates enjoy employment in the following fields:

  • Arts
  • Communication
  • Counseling
  • Criminal Justice
  • Diversity Training
  • Divinity and Theology
  • Education
  • Human Resources
  • Government
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Social Work

 

For information about specific careers, see page 59 of the National Women's Studies Association's Women's Studies Program Administrators' Handbook

Alumni Profile

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Paul Johnson developed a passion for psychology at Oakton. Now he wears two hats - Professor of student development and Professor of psychology.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

Full Academic Calendar