Women and Gender Studies (WGS)

WGS 101 INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN AND GENDER STUDIES

3, 3/0; DI14

Gender as a social construction that influences women and men and intersects with other social categories. Introduction to feminist theories. How gender affects childhood experiences, education, employment, family, bodies, and violence. Portrayal of gender in art, literature, and media. Gender in the social and natural sciences. Current issues related to women and gender. Offered Every Semester.

WGS 189 TOPIC COURSE

1-3, 0/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

WGS 212 FEMINIST THEORY

3, 3/0

Background in feminist social theory and changes in feminism over time. Introduction to theoretical analysis from a feminist perspective. Offered Every Semester.

Equivalent Course: SOC 212

WGS 389 TOPIC COURSE

3, 0/0

See the Undergraduate Course Catalog.

WGS 488 INTERNSHIP

1-12, 3/0

Prerequisite: Approval of the faculty supervisor. Supervised field experience in a variety of settings to supplement classroom instruction. Offered Every Semester.

WGS 495 SPECIAL PROJECT

1-3, 0/0

Prerequisite: Faculty supervisor permission. Research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member. Offered Every Semester.

WGS 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY

3-12, 0/0

Prerequisite: Faculty adviser permission. Offered Every Semester.