Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WMST)

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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. This course is cross-listed as URBS 210 and WMST 210.(OTM)

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4

Course Entry Requirement(s): None

Typically Offered: Fall and Spring Semesters


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