Undergraduate Degree Options
WEST Substantive Area Requirements/Courses
Bachelor of Innovation in Women's and Ethnic Studies
WEST Major Requirements
WEST / Psychology Double Major
WEST / Sociology Double Major
More Information About
Women's & Ethnic Studies
By teaching and modeling ways to work effectively with people and groups from various backgrounds and experiences, WEST provides students with the knowledge and skills that are applicable to a wide range of graduate or professional programs and careers. Many of our students have gone on to complete graduate degrees.
Center for the Advancement of Social Equity and Inclusion
Our mission is to examine and challenge systems of oppression and privilege in society, and implement effective solutions through comprehensive educational programming, literature, institutes, and workshops locally, nationally, and beyond.
Interested in participating in an internship
If you are interested in participating in an internship, enroll in WEST 4950.You can also pursue internships on your own by consulting published guides (e.g., Peterson's Internships; Vault Guide to Top Internships) or you can search for internships on the Web as well (e.g., www.internships.com or www.vaultreports.com). The T. Rowe Price Career and Innovation Center also posts internship opportunities.
We are thrilled to announce that Women’s and Ethnic Studies at UCCS is expanding! In Fall 2020 we will welcome our newest faculty member—cultural anthropologist, Julie Torres. Her work in Latinx Studies will help fill in the gaps while expanding new areas of studies for our majors and minors in WEST.