Courses

The Future is Female

The Women & Gender Studies major will prepare you for a broad range of careers in:

· Business and Industry
· Education
· College Professor
· Human Rights Advocate
· Journalist
· Legislative Aid
· Library Studies
· Nonprofit Organizations
· Women's Shelter

· Media
· Publishing
· Technical Writer
· Paralegal
· Philanthropy
· Public Relations
· Public Service
· Social Worker
· Union Organizer

 Fall 2019 Courses

ENGL-032-201: GENDER IN LITERATURE
Online 09/03/19 - 12/19/19
Orientation: 09/05/19 from 6:00-7:30PM
Reg ID: 98719, Room LE231
Instructor: Robin Hahn
This introductory survey of literature focuses on the stereotyped and individualized characterizations of gender in multicultural literature, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, and film. Students will read, discuss, and write about literary images of men and women, representations of gender in literature, portrayals of gender-based attitudes and values, and the ways in which writing can change conventional views of gender.

PSYCH-025: PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

  • Online 09/03/19 - 12/19/19
    Orientation: 09/03/19 from 11:30AM - 12:30PM
    Reg ID: 99610, Room LE231
    Instructor: Lorraine Levy
  • Tuesday & Thursday 09:15-10:35AM
    Reg ID: 100342, Room to be announced
    Instructor:  Lorraine Levy

This course examines the female experience from a global, historical, familial, cultural and psychological framework, and analyzes how women’s lives are shaped by social and economic institutions, political movements, ethnicity, race and individual experiences. Psychological theories and current research will address concepts of development, gender-typing, sexism, motherhood, work, adaptation, well being as well as other psychological questions of central concern to women.

WOMS-010-201: INTRO TO WOMEN'S STUDIES

 Hybrid Wednesday 06:00-09:05PM   
 Orientation 09/04/19 from 6:00-8:00PM
 Reg ID: 99645, Room C202
 Instructor: Charlie Kahn-Lomax

Tuesday & Thursday 12:15-01:35PM
Reg ID: 100369, Room to be announced
Section: 202
Instructor: Milina Jovanovic

This course will explore women's and gender theories and the perspectives of women from different ethnicities, ages, social groups and social classes, along with contemporary definitions and values that affect women's livelihoods. Perspectives on cultural, ethnic, and gender similarities and differences will be examined. Issues and experiences affecting transgender, sexual orientation will be explored.

HIST-014-201: WOMEN IN AMERICAN HISTORY
Tuesday & Thursday 10:45AM-12:05PM
Reg ID: 99528, Room SA204
Instructor: David Hendricks
This is a historical survey course about women in the United States from pre-Columbian to present times. The course will analyze the social, political, and economic aspects of women's lives. Also, the course will examine the interaction of race, class, ethnicity and gender. This course will be taught in the form of lectures, readings and discussions of primary and secondary sources, essays, quizzes, oral presentations and exams. Combined with Political Science 001, this course meets US History, Constitution and American Ideals requirement.

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