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BSc Women’s Studies

An expanding field of scholarship, women’s studies is on the cutting edge of educational and intellectual development. The Women’s Studies program is offered by Portland State University.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: September
Tuition Fee: $29,706 per year
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

Courses offered through many different disciplines explore how gender has shaped culture, language, social, economic, and political institutions and what the world looks like, once women’s experience is fully included in our thinking.

The Women’s Studies core curriculum encourages students to develop critical thinking skills and an appreciation for the range of theoretical frameworks and methodologies present in contemporary feminist scholarship.

Courses incorporate the diversity of women’s experience with attention to race, class, and sexual orientation as well as gender. Core courses also demand and support students’ active participation through discussion, informal as well as formal writing, and collaborative learning in the classroom.

Your Potential To Be Exponential

At Portland State University , you feel like you’re part of a movement. The kind that keeps your classmates rooting for you and your professors pulling for you. You’ll form bonds with faculty and friends in small classes that dive deep into the issues that matter most to you. We are proud to be one of the nation’s most transformative universities. Because every time your success inspires others, you change the world.


Courses Included

  • Introduction to Women’s Studies
  • Gender and Critical Inquiry
  • Women, Activism, and Social Change
  • Feminist Analysis