Women's and Gender Studies Graduate Courses

Some courses may not be offered every year. Check with the college or department office for current information about when specific courses are offered.  

 

For course syllabi, see the departmental website.

 

WGS  599 CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENTS      (1-3)

Examines recent trends and investigations in women's studies.  May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number.  May be repeated for credit.  Letter grade only.

 

WGS  600 INTRODUCTION TO FEMINIST THEORIES      (3)

Survey of feminist theories, their arguments and strategies for transformation, with particular focus on how gender intersects with race, class, sexuality, imperialism, neo-imperialism, and resulting global inequalities.  Letter grade only.  

 

WGS  601 TOPICS IN FEMINIST STUDIES      (3)

Explores feminist theory and research, through such topics as transnational feminisms, gender and development, reproductive rights, women and war, sexualities, Third World feminisms, and  Third Wave feminism.  May be repeated for up to 9 hours of credit.  Letter grade only.  

 

WGS  652 GENDER ISSUES IN EDUCATION       (3)

This course is an exploration of the complexities of issues surrounding the topics of gender in education.  Sociocultural, political, historical, and personal contexts will be covered in this course with a focus on teaching and learning within schools.  Cross-listed with ECI 652.  Letter grade only.

 

WGS  685 GRADUATE RESEARCH      (1-6)

Letter grade or pass-fail.

 

WGS  697 INDEPENDENT STUDY      (1-3)

Directed study on selected topics in women's studies. Letter grade or pass-fail.