Women's Studies - WMST

Courses

WMST 2100 INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN'S AND GENDER STUDIES (3) LEC. 3. Interdisciplinary examination of the definitions of gender and impact of culture on the construction of gender. Diversity of representation, reflecting upon the histories of woman from a local and global perspective will be the keynote of the course.

WMST 3500 GENDER, BEAUTY, AND CULTURE (3) LEC. 3. An overview of how cultural perspectives on gender and beauty inform one another and shape ideals of femininity and masculinity and impact individual's lives and identities.

WMST 3900 DIRECTED READINGS IN WOMEN'S AND GENDER STUDIES (1-3) LEC. Departmental approval. Directed study in an area of special interest. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

WMST 3970 SPECIAL TOPICS IN WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES (3) LEC. 3. Special topics approached through the lens of women and gender studies. Topics vary. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

WMST 4980 FEMINIST THEORY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. WMST 2100 or WMST 2100. Departmental approval. Focus on the feminist theorists who have analyzed gender subordination. Students will become acquainted with a variety of the theorists and with the history of feminist activism.

WMST 5980 FEMINIST THEORY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. WMST 2100. Perspectives on feminist theory, with emphasis on intersections of race, class, sexual orientation, and gender as they affect women's position in culture.

WMST 6980 FEMINIST THEORY (3) LEC. 3. Perspectives on feminist theory, with emphasis on intersections of race, class, sexual orientation, and gender as they affect women's position in culture.

WMST 7910 TEACHING PRACTICUM (1) LEC. 1. Pr. (WMST 5980 or WMST 6980). Intended women's studies minor. Feminist pedagogical theory and practice. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 2 credit hours.