WMST 200: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies
Second Four Weeks | Dawn Goode | M-Th, 10:00am-12:45pm
This course is a cross disciplinary introduction to theories and scholarship in Women's and Gender Studies. Examines the social construction of gender, how gender affects access to opportunity, and the experiences and contributions of women throughout history. Provides a foundation for subsequent work in the Women's and Gender Studies minor.
WMST 301E: Women's Health Issues
First Four Weeks | Mary Ott Walter | Online
This course will take an international and human rights approach to provide an overview of health issues within the context of a woman's life cycle - childhood, adolescence, reproductive years, and aging. We will pay special consideration to the sociocultural and economic factors that play a role in the woman's access to quality basic health care. Attention will be given to critical issues of women's health such as access to health care, body image and gender based violence. Such issues as maternal mortality, sexuality, violence, harmful traditional practices, and sex trafficking will be discussed.
WMST 337: Sociology of Gender
First Four Weeks | Matt Ezzell | Online
Second Four Weeks | Bethany Bryson | Online
Examination of theories of sex role development, the roles of men and women in society and gender as a social construction.
WMST 368: Women's Literature
First Four Weeks | Mary Thompson | Online
A study of literature by women.
WMST 495: Special Topics in WMST
UG 6 Week | David Owusu-Ansah | Study Abroad in Ghana
In-depth examination of selected topics of current importance to the field of women's studies.
HIST 321: European Women's History
First Four Weeks | Jessica Davidson | Online
A survey of women's history from the Enlightenment to the Modern Era. Attention will focus on women in England, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain as well as the former Soviet Union. The course traces the birth of modern feminism in the European context and explores gender expectations, paying particular attention to the women's entrance into the public, political world.