Courses


 Fall 2020 W&GS Courses

EDIT-026-201 Women in STEM       3 Units
Online  Reg ID: 104427
Instructor: Nasreen Rahim
Days 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 Units
Online:  Reg ID: 104220
Instructor: Robin A. Hahn
Days 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 Units
Online: Reg ID: 103388
TTH 10:45AM-12:05PM
Instructor: David G. Hendricks
MS3 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 Units
Online: Reg ID: 103783
TTH 9:15-10:35AM
Instructor: Grace K.Estrada
Physical 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 Units
Online: Reg ID: 103785
Instructor: Lorraine M. Levy
Days and times to be announced

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-100-201 Human Sexuality   3 Units
Online: Reg ID: 103806
TTh 1:45PM-3:05PM
Instructor: Daniel A. Harmon
MS3 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 Units
Online: Reg ID: 103807
Instructor: John D. Ruys
Days and times to be announced

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.

SERV-002-201 Service-Learning: Personal  3 Units
Online: Reg ID: 103855
MW 10:45AM-12:05PM
Instructor: Angelina M. Loyola
Cedro 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 Units
Online: Reg ID: 103821
Monday 6:00PM-9:05 PM
Instructor: Shaneel R. Pratap
MS3 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 Units
Online: Reg ID: 103823
MW 1:45PM-3:05PM
Instructor: Shaneel R. Pratap
MS3 Building  Room: SA202

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-011-203 Social Problems  3 Units
Online: Reg ID: 103826
TTH 9:15AM-10:35AM MS3 Building SA104
Instructor: Shaneel R. Pratap
Building MS3 Room: SA104

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.

WOMS-010-201 Intro to Women's Studies   3 Units
Online: Reg ID: 103852
Wednesday 6:00PM-9:05PM
Instructor: Charlie L. Kahn-Lomax
Cedro 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 Units
Online: Reg ID: 103853
TTH 12:15PM-1:35PM
Instructor: Milina Jovanovic
Cedro Building, Room: C203 

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.

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:

  • 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




















CONTACT US

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have moved our operations and courses to a virtual/remote format until further notice. 

Marjorie Clark

W&GS Coordinator
marjorie.clark@evc.edu

Elba Padilla Izquierdo

Program Specialist
Google Voice 408-780-1022
elba.padillaizquierdo@evc.edu

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

Location

Womyn's Gender Equity Center
Acacia Building A8-232
2nd Floor.

Phone: 408-270-6454


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