Courses

WS 182B  Study Abroad: Ghana  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Also Offered As: ETST 182B.
Course Description: Winter intersession travel to Ghana, West Africa. Lectures and guided tours by Ghanaian experts. Variable topics dealing with intersectionalities between gender, race, economic development, history, and youth in Ghanaian society.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ETST 182B and WS 182B.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

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 382A  Study Abroad: LGBTQ Advocacy and Policy in Spain  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Summer travel to Barcelona, Spain. Lectures and guided tours by Spanish experts on topics dealing with policy and advocacy among LGBTQ communities.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Summer.
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.