WS-Womens Studies Courses

Courses

WS 100. Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies. 3 Hours.

Interdisciplinary study of roles of women in society through social, political, economic, philosophical, historical, and biological perspectives. Required for Women's and Gender Studies Minor. This course meets the Core Curriculum requirements for Area IV: Social and Behavioral Sciences.

WS 280. Special Topics in Women's and Gender Studies. 3 Hours.

Subjects of special interest, such as women and religion, women and war and theories of women's studies. Varies in content depending upon topic. Students may enroll under these numbers multiple times but topic may not be repeated.

WS 357. Anthropology of Gender. 3 Hours.

Roles of women, men, and other genders from a cross-cultural perspective; includes bio-cultural approaches to sex and gender and changing gender roles over time. Course involves substantial writing component in essay examinations and research papers. Writing is a significant component of this course.

WS 380. Special Topics: Women's and Gender Studies. 3 Hours.

Interdisciplinary study of gender in society through social, political, economic, philosophical, historical, and biological perspectives. Required for Women's and Gender Studies Minor.

WS 400. Theory and Practice of Women's and Gender Studies: Senior Seminar. 3 Hours.

Everyday applications of feminist and queer theories. Required for the minor.
Prerequisites: WS 100 [Min Grade: D]

WS 480. Special Topics in Women's and Gender Studies. 1-3 Hour.

Subjects of special interest, such as women and religion, women and war, and theories of women's stuies. Varies in content depending upon topic. Students may enroll under these numbers multiple times but topic may not be repeated.

WS 490. Directed Readings in Women's and Gender Studies. 1-3 Hour.

Independent study with faculty guidance of selected gender-related issues.

WS 491. Directed Studies in Women's and Gender Studies. 1-3 Hour.

Independent research with faculty guidance on selected gender-related issues.

WS 495. Internship in Women's and Gender Studies. 1-3 Hour.

Experience in community agency working with women or gender issues. Course requirements dependent upon number of credits student wishes to take.