Courses

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

 Spring 2020 Courses

EDIT 026-201: Women In Stem 3.00 Units
Online 01/27/20 - 05/22/20
Reg ID: 102754, Room LE228
Orientation: 01/30/20 from 5:00-6:00PM in LE-228
Instructor: Nasreen Rahim 
Female participation and retention in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and careers is an international issue with critical social, economic and political implications. In this course, students will learn strategies for women and girls to overcome the societal and cultural barriers to STEM careers and focus on narrowing the gender gap in STEM. Students will do so by exploring emerging technologies and their potential impact in increasing women's access and success in STEM education and careers.

HIST-014-201: WOMEN IN AMERICAN HISTORY 3.00 Units
Tuesday & Thursday 01/27/20 - 05/22/20
Reg ID: 101489, 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.

PSYCH-025-201: PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE 3.00 Units
Tuesday & Thursday 01/27/20 - 05/22/20
Reg ID: 101772, Room PE107
Instructor: Leslye Tinson 
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.

PSYCH-025-202: PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE 3.00 Units
Online 01/27/20 - 05/22/20
Reg ID: 101774, Room LE231
Orientation: Contact the SSHAPE Division office for orientation information at (408) 223-6792.
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 3.00 Units
Tuesday & Thursday 01/27/20 - 05/22/20
Reg ID: 101796, Room C202   
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.

WOMS-010-202: INTRO TO WOMEN'S STUDIES 3.00 Units

Hybrid Wednesday 01/27/20 - 05/22/20 
Reg ID: 101797, Room C203
Orientation Contact the SSHAPE Division office for orientation information at (408) 223-6792
Instructor: Charlie Kahn-Lomax
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.

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