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 HahnThis 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
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: 202Instructor: 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 HendricksThis 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.