Women's & Gender Studies

Listing of Course Designations & Rubrics

Women's and Gender Studies - WGS

General education courses are marked with stars ().

1001 Evolution of Sex and Gender (3) Interdisciplinary study of the biological and cultural aspects of sexual differences; topics include sexual dimorphism, reproduction-related evolutionary change, diversification of vertebrates, genetics of sex, reproductive strategies, anatomy and physiology of human reproductive systems, sex and gender in culture.

2500 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies (3) Interdisciplinary study of women's lives: work, family, sexuality, economic development, political and social change; variance in sex roles among cultural groups and in different historical periods.

3150 Survey of Feminist Theory (3) Interdisciplinary study of a range of feminist theories through which to consider the roles of women, gender, and sexuality.

4500 Special Topics in Women's and Gender Studies (3) Prereq.: WGS 2500. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Issues central to contemporary feminist inquiry.

4900 Independent Reading and Research in Women's and Gender Studies (3) Prereq.: WGS 2500 and permission of instructor and department. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. when topics vary. Reading and research on selected topics that emphasize feminist interdisciplinary approaches.



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