WGS 101 Women, Difference, and Power Interdisciplinary examination of the diverse experiences, status, and contributions of women in the United States. Topics include social construction of gender, race, sexualities, work, class, violence, and health. Gen Ed Requirements: Social Sciences - Identity, Pluralism & Tolerance
201 Introduction to Queer Studies Introduction to the study of sexuality and society from a queer studies interdisciplinary perspective. Gen Ed Requirements: Identity, Pluralism & Tolerance
303 Women and Gender in American History Focuses on women and gender in the U.S., highlighting how diverse women have experienced gender roles and sexism since the 17th century. Gen Ed Requirements: Identity, Pluralism & Tolerance
315 History and Development of Feminist Theory Feminist theory from the Enlightenment through the Second Wave, with special emphasis on the diverse theories of the 1960s to the present. Prereq: WGS 101. Gen Ed Requirements: Social Sciences - Identity, Pluralism & Tolerance
321 Feminist Perspectives: Identity, Race, Culture Examines intersections of race and ethnicity, class, sexuality, and gender in the history and lives of United States women of color. Explores definitions of community, culture, and identity. Prereq: one WGS course or ES 101 or 102. Gen Ed Requirements: Social Sciences - American Cultures
331 Science, Technology, and Gender Topics include the role of gender in the practice of science and the impact of sexism and racism on the development of science and technology. Prereq: WGS 101 or equivalent.
341 Women, Work, and Class Explores contexts and cultural attitudes shaping the women’s market and domestic labor including race, sexuality, age, and class as well as occupational segregation and control. Gen Ed Requirements: Social Sciences - Identity, Pluralism & Tolerance
WGS 352 Women’s Literature, Art, and Society Interdisciplinary examination of women’s literary, artistic, and intellectual contributions to women’s culture and to dominant cultures. Focuses primarily on 19th and 20th centuries. Gen Ed Requirements: Arts & Letters - Identity, Pluralism & Tolerance
WGS 399 Race, Gender, and Science Fiction
WGS 401 Research: (1–16R)
WGS 403 Thesis R with program director’s and thesis adviser’s consent for maximum of 12 credits.
WGS 405 Reading (1–5R)
WGS 409 Practicum (1–5R)
WGS 410/510 Feminist Perspective: Environment and Development
WGS 413/513 Feminist Pedogogy Surveys strategies for facilitating discussions in women’s and gender studies classes and the special problems of teaching about gender, race, and sexuality. Prereq: one WGS course or equivalent.
415/515 Advanced Feminist Theory: Topics address contemporary issues including queer theory, sexualities and genders, feminism and race, and global feminist theory. Prereq: one upper-division WGS course. R twice for a maximum of 12 credits.
422/522 Sexuality Studies: Various topics in sexuality studies, including the relationship between gender and sexuality and between queer studies and women’s and gender studies. R twice when topic changes for maximum of 12 credits. Prereq: WGS 101 or 201 Gen Ed Requirements: Identity, Pluralism & Tolerance
431/531 Global Feminisms Surveys political, economic, and cultural strategies of women around the world with attention to feminist theory outside the United States. Prereq: WGS 101. Gen Ed Requirements: International Cultures
WGS 601 Research: [Topic] (1–16R)
WGS 605 Reading and Conference: [Topic] (1–5R)
WGS 609 Practicum: [Topic] (1–5R)