Description of Courses
WNS WOMEN'S STUDIES (Evans School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences)
210. Introduction to Women's Studies - 3-0-3
This course provides an interdisciplinary overview of the history and current status of women, paying particular attention to diversity in women's experiences. Issues addressed include gender socialization, representations of women in culture, work and family, law and social policy, violence against women, health care and religion.
344. Special Topics in Women's Studies - 3-0-3
Concentrated study in a special topic in women's studies.
365. Language and Gender- 3-0-3
See ENG 365.
387. Gender, Law and Society - 3-0-3
Examination of how law has reflected, reinforced and shaped ideas about appropriate gender roles and how race, class and other aspects of identity intersect with gender to determine legal rights.
409. Gender and Education - 3-0-3
(See EDU 409.)
412. Women's Studies Seminar - 3-0-3
Capstone course for the women's studies minor. Students undertake major projects in which they apply the theories and methodology of women's studies to their major fields. PR: WNS 210.
496. Academic Internship - 1 to 3 hours
Problem-oriented experiences in specific academic projects related to the individual student's program of study, planned in consultation with the student's advisor. PR: WNS minor and approval of director of women's studies.
498. Directed Study - 1 to 3 hours
Supervised reading or opportunity for written research in the field of women's studies on a topic that is not otherwise available in the program curriculum. PR: WNS minor and approval of director of women's studies.