Fall 2020 W&GS Courses
EDIT-026-201 Women in STEM 3 UnitsOnline Reg ID: 104427Instructor: Nasreen RahimDays and times to be announced
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.
ENGL-032-201 Gender in Literature 3 UnitsOnline: Reg ID: 104220Instructor: Robin A. HahnDays and times to be announced
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.
Hist-014-201 Women in American History 3 UnitsOnline: Reg ID: 103388TTH 10:45AM-12:05PMInstructor: David G. HendricksMS3 Building Room: SA204
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 Psych Women: Global Perspective 3 UnitsOnline: Reg ID: 103783TTH 9:15-10:35AMInstructor: Grace K.EstradaPhysical Education Building, Room PE 106A
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 Psych Women: Global Perspective 3 UnitsOnline: Reg ID: 103785Instructor: Lorraine M. LevyDays and times to be announced
PSYCH-100-201 Human Sexuality 3 UnitsOnline: Reg ID: 103806TTh 1:45PM-3:05PMInstructor: Daniel A. HarmonMS3 Building Room: SA102
This course is designed to offer scientific information on human sexual functioning. It will include current research findings related to sexual behavior, social learning of sexual roles, anatomy and physiology of sexual response, social-cultural influence pertaining to sexual behavior, sexual adjustment and maladjustment. The course will also include topics covering sexual orientations and legal and political aspects of sexual behavior.
PSYCH-100-202 Human Sexuality 3 UnitsOnline: Reg ID: 103807Instructor: John D. RuysDays and times to be announced
SERV-002-201 Service-Learning: Personal 3 UnitsOnline: Reg ID: 103855MW 10:45AM-12:05PMInstructor: Angelina M. LoyolaCedro Building Room: C202
This course provides students with a background in Community Service-Learning and opportunities to serve in the community. Students will receive training in goal setting, self and career exploration. Through learning by doing and critical reflection, students will develop cultural sensitivity, leadership skills, self-awareness, and become civically engaged global citizens.
SOC-011-201 Social Problems 3 UnitsOnline: Reg ID: 103821Monday 6:00PM-9:05 PMInstructor: Shaneel R. PratapMS3 Building Room: SA103
Students explore sociological perspectives on contemporary social problems in the United States. Students examine the social processes through which issues come to be viewed as social problems and the dynamics through which groups attempt to respond and solve these problems.
SOC-011-202 Social Problems 3 UnitsOnline: Reg ID: 103823MW 1:45PM-3:05PMInstructor: Shaneel R. PratapMS3 Building Room: SA202
SOC-011-203 Social Problems 3 UnitsOnline: Reg ID: 103826TTH 9:15AM-10:35AM MS3 Building SA104Instructor: Shaneel R. PratapBuilding MS3 Room: SA104
WOMS-010-201 Intro to Women's Studies 3 UnitsOnline: Reg ID: 103852Wednesday 6:00PM-9:05PMInstructor: Charlie L. Kahn-LomaxCedro Building Room: C202
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 UnitsOnline: Reg ID: 103853TTH 12:15PM-1:35PMInstructor: Milina JovanovicCedro Building, Room: C203
What Can I Do With a Women & Gender Studies Degree?
The Women & Gender Studies major will prepare students for a broad range of careers in:
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