CWSGR Courses

Courses for the Women's Interdisciplinary Studies Minor

Required Courses:

WS 200 - Introduction to Women's Studies
Fall.
Examination of gender roles in work, education, spirituality, relationships, health, institutions, and organizations.
ETST 405 - Ethnicity, Class, and Gender in the U.S.
Spring.
Roles of and interconnections among ethnicity, class, and gender for various groups in the United States.
WS 472 - Seminar in Women's Studies-Social Sciences
Fall, Spring. Prerequisite: Enrolled in Women's Interdisciplinary Studies Program.

Intersectionality of Race, Sexuality and Gender (3 Credits Required)

ANTH 338 - Gender and Anthropology
Spring (odd years). Prerequisite: ANTH 100 or ANTH 200.
Theory, themes, and debates in anthropological gender studies, ethnographic survey of women and men cross-culturally.
ETST 254 - La Chicana in Society
Fall (odd years).
Historical contributions of Chicana women and current gender issues in Chicano communities in the U.S.
ETST 300 - Queer Studies and Women of Color
Fall, Spring. Prerequisite: None.
Historical/contemporary analysis of the contributions of women of color to queer studies; racialized sexual/gender identities; writeen and cultural works.
ETST 352/SOSW 352 - Indigenous Women, Children, and Tribes
Fall. Credit not allowed for both ETST 352 and SOWK 352.
Historical and contemporary lives of women, children, and tribal communities.
ETST 411 - Black Feminism(s)
Spring.
History and trajectory of Black feminist thought from the nineteenth century to the present.
ETST 413 - Queer Creative Expressions
Fall, Spring. Prerequisite: None.
Analysis of queer creative expressions within socio-political discourse and cultural works, with an emphasis on critical, queer feminist theory.

Elective Courses (9 Credits Required)

ANTH 338 - Gender and Anthropology
Spring (odd years). Prerequisite: ANTH 100 or ANTH 200.
Theory, themes, and debates in anthropological gender studies, ethnographic survey of women and men cross-culturally.
ANTH 520 - Women, Health, and Culture
Spring (odd years). Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Women's experiences and interpretations of their health; cultural, political, and economic forces affecting women's health.
AM 550 - Appearance, Self, and Society
Spring (even years). Prerequisite: AM 450 or six credits in psychology and/or sociology.
Analysis of social science theories and concepts as they apply to appearance and dress research.
E 330 - Gender in World Literature
Spring.
Selected world literature ranging from ancient world to present, considered in light of various complexities of gender relations.
E 332 - Modern Women Writers
Spring.
Selected 20th-century women writers in variety of genres emphasizing relationships between gender, writing, and reading.
ECON 211 - Gender in the Economy (GT-SS1)
Fall, Spring, Summer.
Role gender plays in economies; the way gender affects economic outcomes for individuals and societies.
ETST 254 - La Chicana in Society
Fall (odd years).
Historical contributions of Chicana women and current gender issues in Chicano communities in the U.S.
ETST 300 - Queer Studies and Women of Color
Fall, Spring. Prerequisite: None.
Historical/contemporary analysis of the contributions of women of color to queer studies; racialized sexual/gender identities; writeen and cultural works.
ETST 352/SOSW 352 - Indigenous Women, Children, and Tribes
Fall. Credit not allowed for both ETST 352 and SOWK 352.
Historical and contemporary lives of women, children, and tribal communities.
ETST 411 - Black Feminism(s)
Spring.
History and trajectory of Black feminist thought from the nineteenth century to the present.
ETST 413 - Queer Creative Expressions
Fall, Spring. Prerequisite: None.
Analysis of queer creative expressions within socio-political discourse and cultural works, with an emphasis on critical, queer feminist theory.
HIST 320 - Women and Gender in Europe, 1450-1789
Fall. Prerequisite: HIST 100 or HIST 101 or HIST 171; completion of 45 credits. Credit not allowed for both HIST 320 and HY 417.
Women and gender in Western Europe (15th-18th centuries); political, social, economic, religious, and cultural developments.
HIST 358 - American Women's History to 1800
Fall. Prerequisite: HIST 100 or HIST 101 or HIST 170 or HIST 171 or HIST 150 or HIST 151; completion of 45 credits.
History of Indian, African, and European women in North America from early colonial contact through the American Revolution and into Early Republic.
IE 470 - Women and Development
Fall.
Research and policy issues related to women in developing countries.
PHIL 251 - Feminist Philosophies
Fall.
Conceptual, moral, and social analysis of women's issues from a variety of philosophical feminist perspectives.
PSY 327 - Psychology of Women
Spring, Summer. Prerequisite: PSY 100.Must register for lecture and recitation.
Contemporary theory and research focusing on emotional, cognitive, biosocial, and interpersonal contributions to female identity and sex role.
PSY 437 - Psychology of Gender
Fall. Prerequisite: PSY 210.
Psychology of gender in cultural context.
SOC 450 - Gender, Crime, and Criminal Justice
Fall. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 105.
Issues related to women as offenders, victims, and professionals in the criminal justice system.
SPCM 335 - Gender and Communication
Analysis and exploration of communication as it relates to gender and women's and men's roles and identities.
WS 397 - Group Study
Fall.
WS 495 - Independent Study
Fall, Spring, Summer. Prerequisite: Approval of Women's Studies Director and relevant department head(s).