Schools & Divisions

Courses

  • WGS-W 200 Women in American Society (3 cr.) An interdisciplinary course, taught from the perspective of the social and behavioral sciences, which introduces the "core" discipline areas and methodological/bibliographical tools required to do research in Women's and Gender Studies. Emphasis is on the roles, socialization, and political background of women in contemporary American society; using both literature and social science research to illuminate the present status of women. Credit will not be given for both WGS W200 and WGS W201. (Spring)
  • WGS-W 201 Women in American Culture (3 cr.) An interdisciplinary course that introduces students to "core" discipline areas and methodological/bibliographical tools required to do research in Women's and Gender Studies. Taught from the humanities perspective, emphasis is on the roles, images, and history of women in American culture, and on the social experiences that have influenced the lives of contemporary women. Credit cannot be earned for both WGS W200 and WGS W201. (Fall, Spring, Summer)
  • WGS-W 207 Women and Literature (3 cr.) Critical issues and methods in the study of women writers and treatment of women in British and American literature. (Occasionally)
  • WGS-W 300 Topics in Women's and Gender Studies (3 cr.) An interdisciplinary study of selected ideas, trends, and problems in women's and gender studies from a social science perspective. (Occasionally)
  • WGS-W 301 International Perspectives on Women (3 cr.) Feminist analysis of women's legal, social, and economic status in two or more cultures other than those of the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe. Interdisciplinary approach. May be repeated once with a different topic. (Fall, Spring)
  • WGS-W 400 Topics in Women's and Gender Studies (topic varies) (3-6 cr.) P: WGS W200 or WGS W201 or consent of instructor. Interdisciplinary approach to selected ideas, trends, and problems in Women's and Gender Studies from a social sciences perspective. Specific topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. (Fall, Spring)
  • WGS-W 401 Topics in Women's and Gender Studies (topic varies) (3-6 cr.) Interdisciplinary approach to selected ideas, trends, and problems in Women's and Gender Studies from a humanities perspective. Specific topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. (Fall, Spring)
  • WGS-W 480 Women's and Gender Studies Practicum (3 cr.) Internships in the Women's and Gender Studies Program are offered to provide opportunities for students to gain work experience while serving women's needs. This experience is combined with an academic analysis of women's status and experience in organizations. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (Fall, Spring)
  • WGS-W 302 Issues in Women's and Gender Studies (3 cr.) Interdisciplinary approach to selected ideas, trends and problems in WGS from a humanities perspective. ¬†Specific issues announced in the schedule of classes. ¬†(Fall, Spring)

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