Global Studies The WEST program approaches the study of global social phenomena as a complex and dynamic product of multiple regional, ethnic, and institutional identities from a transnational perspective.
Latino/a Studies The WEST program is committed to deepening the understanding of the histories, cultures, and perspectives of groups whose stories and experiences have been marginalized, with special emphasis on those within our own community.
Native American & Indigenous Studies The Women’s and Ethnic Studies program (WEST) has a strong emphasis in diversity and social justice issues, highlighting race and ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class.
Gender and Sexuality Studies Gender and Sexuality Studies seeks to understand sexuality as a social phenomenon, social construct, and identity. As an academic field, Gender and Sexuality Studies adheres to a multi- and inter-disciplinary approach, that views sexuality and gender as social identities shaped by oppression and privilege.