Federal CIP Code Definitions

AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES.

05.0207
Women's Studies.

A program that focuses on the history, sociology, politics, culture, and economics of women, and the development of modern feminism in relation to the roles played by women in different periods and locations in North America and the world. Programs may focus on literature, philosophy, and the arts as much as on social studies and policy.