History of Women's Studies

In 1970 there were only 17 courses in Women's Studies taught throughout the United States; today the courses number in the tens of thousands and there are over 600 women's studies programs (minors and majors, graduate and undergraduate) in American colleges and universities. Both HCW and the College of Arts and Sciences have been offering women's studies courses for over twenty years. A&S introduced its minor in ? HCW its major in 1994.