St. Mary’s College Establishes a New Major in Women’s and Gender Studies

saint-mary-sSt. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana, has announced that it has added a new academic department in gender and women’s studies. The new department will offer an interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree program in women’s and gender studies. The college has offered a minor degree program in women’s studies since 1985 and will continue to do so.

davisStudents who major in women’s and gender studies will take courses housed within the department but also will be required to take courses in other disciplines. The program is under the direction of Stacy Davis, an associate professor of religious studies at the college. Dr. Davis is a graduate of the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma. She holds a master’s degree from Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa and a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame.

St. Mary’s College, founded in 1844, is located across the street from the University of Notre Dame. St Mary’s students can take classes at Notre Dame. All 1,500 students at the college are women.

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