WGSS Womens Gender Sexuality

WGSS   2100   Introduction to Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Intersectional approach to introduce contemporary issues and historical, social, and theoretical contexts of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies.

WGSS   2200   Gender In Global Contexts

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Interdisciplinary examination of global gender, race, class, and sexualities across cultural boundaries within social, historical, and theoretical contexts.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL   1101.

WGSS   3510   Gender, Violence And Society

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An overview of gender-based violence domestically and internationally. Students will analyze the political and cultural structures that perpetuate gendered violence, and explore how gendered violence intersects with race, class, and sexuality. Prerequisite(s): SOCI   1101 or WGSS   2100. Crosslisting(s): SOCI   3510.

WGSS   4700   WGSS Internship

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   1-18 Lab Hours.

Individually designed project involving off campus study and research with an appropriate agency. Project may be completed in one semester, during which time the student will be under joint supervision of the sponsoring agency and the faculty supervisor. Upon completion of the internship the student will present a multi-modal presentation reflecting on the experience. Limited to WGSS majors.

Prerequisite(s): WGSS   2100 and WGSS   2200 and Area C.

WGSS   4900   WGSS Junior/Senior Seminar

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   3 Lab Hours.

Advanced critical analysis methodology, and reflection on their course of study. Final research project required. Course required for WGSS majors.

Prerequisite(s): WGSS   2100 and WGSS   2200 and Area C.

WGSS   5000   Topics in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Special topics in WGGS. May be

Cross Listing(s): selected upper-level courses in the university curriculum when content of those courses addresses issues related to WGGS. May be repeated for credit with different topics.

Prerequisite(s): WGSS   2100 or WGSS   2200 and Area C or permission of instructor.

WGSS   5500   Topics in Women’s Leadership

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examination of the basic themes of leadership through the lens of intersectionality. The course will address styles of leadership, globalization and women’s roles, under representation, the gender gap, and the roles of gender, race, sexualities, and class.

Prerequisite(s): WGSS   2100 or WGSS   2200 and Area C.

WGSS   5600   Sociology of Gender

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines the social construction of gender and gender inequality in society. Prerequisite(s): SOCI   1101 or POLS 1105 or WGSS   2200. Crosslisting(s): SOCI   6635.

WGSS   5700   Perspectives in Feminist Theory

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An historical and contemporary examination of feminist theories from an interdisciplinary and global perspective.

Prerequisite(s): WGSS   2100 or WGSS   2200 and Area C.