Courses

WS 200  Introduction to Women's Studies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Examination of gender roles in work, education, spirituality, relationships, health, institutions and organizations.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Social & Behavioral Sciences 3C.

WS 269  Women of Color in the United States  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Surveying the contemporary experiences of women of various racialized ethnicities in the United States.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

WS 270  Feminist Theory  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Contemporary feminist theories from multiple perspectives, including topics such as gender, race, sexuality, and oppression.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

WS 370  Feminist Friendship  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: WS 100 to 499.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

WS 397  Group Study  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

WS 472  Seminar in Multiracial & Decolonial Feminisms  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Through an interdisciplinary and comparative approach, this course explores multiracial and decolonial feminist social theory and scholarly practices.
Prerequisite: ETST 405 and WS 200.
Registration Information: Junior standing. Enrolled in Women's and Gender Studies major or Women's Interdisciplinary Studies minor.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

WS 484  Supervised College Teaching  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Assist the instructor in women’s and gender studies courses.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Enrolled in Ethnic Studies major, Women’s Studies concentration or Women’s Studies minor; junior standing; written consent of instructor. A maximum of 10 combined credits for all 384 and 484 courses are counted towards graduation requirements.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

WS 487  Internship  Credits: Var[1-12] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Internship placement in women’s/gender organization, institution, or program.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Enrolled in Ethnic Studies major, Women’s Studies concentration or Women’s Studies minor; junior standing.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

WS 495  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Approval of Women's Studies Director and relevant department chair (s).
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

WS 510  Women and Sustainability  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Examination of sustainability issues with a focus on development policies and impacts on communities from an international feminist perspective.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Senior or graduate standing.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

WS 601  Foundations of Feminist Research  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Feminist perspectives on epistemology and methodologies for conducting and interpreting research.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

WS 692  Seminar in Women's Studies  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must have completed one semester of enrollment in Women's Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies Program.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

WS 695  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Approval of Women's Studies Director and relevant department chair (s).
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

WS 699  Thesis  Credits: Var[3-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Approval of Women's Studies Program Board.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.