Jul 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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WGS 101 - Introduction to Women’s Studies

Lower Division

An introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Women’s and Gender Studies. The course provides a broad perspective on research in gender in a variety of disciplines (including sociology, psychology, politics, philosophy, history, and literature). Topics include the historically changing representations of women; the history of the women’s movement in the United States; globalization; contemporary feminisms, sexualities, ecology, and the intersection of gender, race, and class. A goal of the course is for each student to develop a critical perspective on the meaning of gender in our society.

Core Curriculum Designation(s)
ARTS & HUM - Arts and Humanities Analysis



Additional Notes
Previous course number: WGS 001

Course credits: 4

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