Woman's Studies (WMST)

WMST 210, INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN'S STUDIES 3 (3)

This course provides students with an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Women's Studies, examining historical and contemporary concepts of gender as they relate to social, political, and cultural institutions and issues. The course provides multiple perspectives examining role of gender, including attention to foundational resources in feminist theory, creative expression through arts and literature, feminist theories, and comparative cultural conditions of women. URBS 210 and WMST 210, Introduction to Women's Studies are cross-listed courses. (OTM)

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4

Course Entry Requirement(s): None

WMST 251, FEMINIST THEORY 3 (3)

Students of all majors are eligible to take this course; it would be especially appropriate for women's studies majors, social science majors, and humanities majors. This course provides students with an in-depth examination of various historical and contemporary feminist theorists and theories. Students will examine feminist theories¿ originations, descriptions, and analyses of issues, proposed solutions, and outcomes. This course features influential feminist theories of gender, sex, sexuality, race, class, intersectionality, power, privilege, oppression, resistance, and more.

General Education: C4, IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4

Typically Offered: Spring Semester