100L. Introduction to Women's Studies. 4 semester hours.
This course is an introduction to Women's Studies and serves as the foundational course for the Women's Studies minor. This course will be of interest to students who wish to explore how gender and sex have shaped and continue to shape the lived experiences of men and women. Women's Studies as an academic disciline, is deeply connected to feminist movements in which issues of power and gender identity were and are central. Introductory survey of major issues in women’s studies, including feminist theory, literature and history of women, and lived experiences of women in the United States and globally. No prerequisites. Writing intensive. Every year.
490. Independent Study. Variable credit.
Independent research project designed in consultation with the supervising professor. Prerequisite: Declaration of the Women’s Studies minor and permission of the instructor and the Women’s Studies Committee. Every year.
492. Internship. 2-4 semester hours.
Supervised work experience in some area related to women’s studies. Prerequisite: Declaration of Women’s Studies minor and permission of the instructor. Every year.
The following courses are approved for the Women’s Studies minor:
130. Chinese Women Writers: Ancient and Modern. 4 semester hours
320. Topics: Gender and Communication. 4 semeter hours
180. Gender Trouble. 4 semester hours
180. Making Romance. 4 semester hours
180. Women in Classical Hollywood Cinema. 4 semester hours
313. African-American Women's Literature. 4 semester hours
318A. Women in Literature I. 4 semester hours.
319A. Women in Literature II. 4 semester hours.
(Sections of 180 and other topics courses as noted in the master schedule.)
390. Contemporary Theory. 4 semester hours.
Health, Fitness and Sport.
245. History of Women in Sport. 4 semester hours.
202. Silences of the Past. 4 semester hours
203. Holy Antique Women! 4 semester hours
319. European Women’s History. 4 semester hours.
320. American Women’s History. 4 semester hours.
371. Nationalism, Ethnicity and Gender in 20th Century Africa. 4 semester hours.
390. Medieval Women. 4 semester hours.
260. Organizational Behavior
205. Women in Music.
200. Philosphy of Women’s Lives. 4 semester hours.
304. Knowing Bodies. 4 semester hours.
319. Feminism and Postmodern Political Thought. 4 semester hours.
190. Psychology of Women. 4 semester hours.
374. Advanced Social Ethics: Sexism. 4 semester hours.
381. Women and Religion: Judaism and Christianity. 4 semester hours.
210. Sociology of the Family 4 semester hours.
245. Gender and Society. 4 semester hours.
246. Women and the Family in East Asia. 4 semester hours.
301. Topics: Sociology of Sexuality. 4 semester hours.
380. Identity, Self and Society. (Identified sections.) 4 semester hours.
In addition, topics courses in many departments such as Art, English, History, Language, Philosophy, Religion and Sociology are approved to meet Women’s Studies minor requirements as the chosen topics warrant. Other types of courses may also be offered with a Women’s studies emphasis and be approved for Women’s Studies credit (such as English 330: Major Authors). Current Women’s Studies courses will be listed in the master schedule each semester.