WGS

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • WGS 2000 Introduction to Women and Gender Studies

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces students to feminist thought and activism. Explores the importance of gender as a category of analysis to understand social, cultural, political, and economic forces. Credit will not be given for WGS 2000 to students who have completed WMS 2000. Integrated Writing course.

  • WGS 3000 Introduction to Sexuality Studies

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to how individual identities and social expressions of sexuality are shaped and reflected by cultural, political, historical, psychological, and biological contexts. Students with credit for WMS 3010 cannot receive credit for WGS 3000.

  • WGS 3050 Topics in Sexuality Studies

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues, approaches, and topics in the field of sexuality studies. Titles and topics vary.

  • WGS 3200 Women in Multicultural Perspective

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues, approaches, and topics in women and gender studies. Explores racial, ethnic, cultural, and other differences among women within the U.S. Titles and topics vary.

  • WGS 3250 Women in Multicultural Perspective

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues, approaches, and topics in women and gender studies. Explores racial, ethnic, cultural, and other differences among women within the U.S. Titles and topics vary. Integrated Writing course.

  • WGS 3500 Feminist Activism

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores contemporary women's movements at local and national levels to understand different forms of feminist activism and encourage civic engagement. Service Learning course.

  • WGS 3600 Feminist Theory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Major concepts and themes in Western feminist theory and applicability of theory to historical and contemporary concerns. Explores gender-based oppression in connection to race-based, class-based, and other forms of oppression. Integrated Writing course.

  • WGS 3700 Research Methods in Liberal Arts

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces social science and humanities majors to research design, and the kinds of data produced, in describing, explaining, and understanding social problems.

  • WGS 3800 Studies in Selected Subjects

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues, approaches, and topics in women's studies. Topics vary.

  • WGS 4000 Topics in Gender and Sexuality

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues, approaches, and topics in the field of gender and sexuality studies. Titles and topics vary. Integrated Writing course.

  • WGS 4200 Women in International Perspective

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues, approaches and topics in women and gender studies, with focus on racial, ethnic, cultural, and other differences among women outside of the U.S. Topics and titles vary.

  • WGS 4250 Women in International Perspective

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Racial, ethnic, cultural, and other differences among women outside of the U.S. Focus may be on one nation, region, or a comparative perspective, including a comparative perspective with U.S. women. Topics and titles vary. Integrated Writing course.

  • WGS 4500 Topics in Feminist Theory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues, approaches and topics in feminist theory. Titles and topics vary. Integrated Writing.

  • WGS 4700 Feminist Research Methods

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examines feminist methodologies and methods of research with emphasis on qualitative inquiry and/or mixed methods. Students with credit for WMS 4790 cannot receive credit for WGS 4700.

  • WGS 4800 Studies in Selected Subjects

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues, approaches, and topics in women's studies. Topics vary. Integrated Writing course.

  • WGS 4900 Leadership and Action for Social Change

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Coordinates internship experience with in-class coursework to provide advanced practice and supervision in the field of women, gender, and sexuality studies. Site selected with guidance of instructor prior to course registration. Service Learning Intensive.

  • WGS 4990 Independent Study

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Supervised individual research on selected topics. Limited to students with minimum 3.0 GPA. Student must submit application for Independent Study to the Program Director at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the semester in which the independent study will be conducted.

  • WGS 5050 Topics in Sexuality Studies

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues, approaches, and topics in the field of sexuality studies. Titles and topics vary.

  • WGS 5200 Women in Multicultural Perspective

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues, approaches, and topics in women and gender studies, which may include women's history, politics, religion, or contributions to literature, film, and art. Explores racial, ethnic, cultural, and other differences among women within the U.S. Titles and topics vary.

  • WGS 5800 Studies in Selected Subjects

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues, approaches, and topics in the field of women's studies. Titles vary. Topics vary.

  • WGS 6000 Topics in Gender & Sexuality

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues, approaches, and topics in the field of gender and sexuality studies. Titles and topics vary.

  • WGS 6200 Women in International Perspective

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues, approaches and topics in women and gender studies, with focus on racial, ethnic, cultural, and other differences among women outside of the U.S. Titles and topics vary

  • WGS 6500 Topics in Feminist Theory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues, approaches and topics in feminist theory. Titles and topics vary

  • WGS 6700 Research Methods

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examines feminist methodologies and methods of research with emphasis on qualitative inquiry and/or mixed methods.

  • WGS 6800 Studies in Selected Subjects

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues, approaches, and topics in women's studies. Topics vary.

  • WGS 6990 Independent Study

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Supervised individual research on selected topics arranged between students and faculty member.

  • WGS 7000 Feminist Theory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Analysis of works of influential feminist thinkers from 18th to 21st centuries. Examines major questions, debates, and issues considered by feminist theorists.

  • WGS 7200 Seminar in Selected Subjects

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Explores problems, approaches, and topics in feminist studies, and is intended to provide intensive examination of intersecting issues of race, class, gender, and sexuality within a range of sociopolitical, cultural, and historical contexts. Titles and topics vary.