Women's Studies

WS 200 Introduction to Women’s Studies 3 SH
The course will introduce students to the broad variety of scholarship on women throughout the world. The course content includes topics such as: gender, gender roles, and sexuality and power. The course will examine women’s lives through the lens of history, race, class, ethnicity and sexuality. The course may also address: women and work, welfare, family issues, AIDS, violence, reproductive rights, civil rights, communication, health, literature, militarization and welfare.

WS/COM 211 Women, Language and Communication 3 SH
See COM/WS 211. General Education: Humanities/ Fine Arts.

WS/HIS 210 Women in American History 3 SH
See HIS/WS 210

WS/PSY 217 Psychology of Women 3 SH
See PSY/WS 217

WS/ECO 212 Economics of Gender 3 SH
See ECO/WS 212

WS/ANT 236 Culture, Sex & Gender 3 SH
See ANT/WS 236

WS/NUR 250 Women’s Health Issues 3 SH
See NUR/WS 250

WS/HIS 286 Women in Chinese History 3 SH
See HIS/WS 286

WS/JLA 301 Women and Criminal Justice 3 SH
See JLA/WS 301

WS/ANT 314 Native Peoples of the Southwest: Women, Spirituality and Power 3 SH
See ANT/WS 314

WS/HIS 319 Women in Medieval and Early Modern Europe 3 SH

This class will focus on the history of women during the medieval and the early modern period, from roughly the 9th until the 16th centuries. Discussion begins with understanding medieval and early modern categories of women in European culture: mystics, queens, witches, authors, nuns, mothers etc. Then the course examines the lives of specific woman who may or may not conform to the expectations of these categories of woman. Course discussion also focuses on the origins and persistence of gender stereotyping throughout these periods and debate over their continued relevance. Prerequisites: Junior standing or written permission of the instructor.

WS/HIS 320 Women and Leadership 3 SH
See HIS/WS 320

WS/ENG 334 Women Writers 3 SH
See ENG/WS 334

WS/COM 374 Women and the Media in the U.S. 3 SH
See COM/WS 211. General Education: Humanities/ Fine Arts.


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