Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies investigates these topics from a perspective that considers socioeconomic status, race, and national identity.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 200

Introduction to Women's Studies 

(HSC)

Fall, Spring. Credit, four hours. Introduction to the study of women from a historical and political perspective, with special attention to gender as a system of social classification in work, communities, and politics; and to women’s identities and roles within and among states, classes, and races.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 202

Gender, Race and Sexuality

(HSC)

Fall. Credit, four hours. Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural examination of race, gender, class, and sexuality as they contribute to shaping the lives and identity formation of diverse women in the United States.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 300

Transnational Feminisms: Activision In Global Contexts

(HSC)

Spring. Credit, four hours. Prerequisite: WGS 100 or WGS 200. Students will explore the processes involved in the cultural construction of the gender categories. We will analyze power differentials in various cultural contexts. Specifically studying feminist activism in selected countries.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 385R

Special Topics In Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

(HAP or HSC, Depending on Topic)/Cross-Listed For Philosophy 382R

On demand. Credit, four hours. Individual topics and problems in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies vary. May be repeated for credit when topic changes.