Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program

Courses and Course Descriptions

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Approved Course List

Course Title Instructor Category

WGS 1000
Introduction to Sexual Health and Diversity Penwell Barnett, Yantis Core
Major Core
Prerequisite for WGS 3000
WGS 2000 Introduction to Women and Gender Studies WGS Faculty Core
Intensive Writing
Major Core
Prerequisite: All WGS Courses
WGS 3000 Critical Sexuality Studies Penwell Barnett, Yantis Core
Prerequisite: WGS 3600
WGS 3050
WGS 5050
Topics in Sexuality Studies:
  • Gays & Lesbians in Film
  • Gender & Sexuality in Antiquity
  • Sexuality, Gender, and Health
  • Sexuality and an Aging Society
  • Human Sexuality (PSY 2100)
  • Hormones & Behavior (PSY 2920)

 

  • Metzner
  • Wolpert
  • Yantis
  • J. Carter
  • Schiml, Miller
  • Schiml
Elective
WGS 3200
WGS 3250
WGS 5200
Multicultural Perspectives:
  • Sociology of Gender
  • Women Behaving Badly
  • Survey of Women and Literature
  • Women in Film
  • Women in Art
  • Black Women in Politics
  • Women and Religion in America
  • Mothering in Multicultural Context

 

  • Weinzimmer
  • Garner
  • Jennings, Zaytoun
  • Richter
  • Huebner
  • Snipe
  • Chamberlain
  • Weinzimmer
Core
Multicultural Perspective
Elective
Intensive Writing (3250)
WGS 3500 SRV: Feminist Activism Ucker Core
WGS 3600 Feminist & Sexuality Theories Jennings, Zaytoun Core
Intensive writing
Prerequisite: 4000-level
WGS 3700 Research Methods in Liberal Arts Penwell Barnett, N. Carter, Yantis College Component
WGS 3800
WGS 5800
Studies in Selected Subjects:
  • Hindu Goddesses
  • Women and Leadership
  • Domestic Violence
  • Arab World Cultures & Gender
  • Women’s Voices in Arabic Film
  • Women in the Old Testament

 

  • Stoker
  • Whaley
  • Bhandari
  • Ben-Amer Orr
  • Ben-Amer Orr
  • Verman
Elective
Multicultural Perspective
WGS 4000
WGS 4050
WGS 6000


 

Topics in Gender & Sexuality Studies:

  • Ecofeminist Science Fiction
  • Sex & Subversive Bodies in Literature
  • Gender & Nation in the Neo-Victorian Novel
  • Myth and Fairy Tale in Women’s Writing
  • History, Memory & Trauma in Literature
  • Pop Culture: Race, Gender, Sex
  • Sociology of Sexuality
  • Gender & Crime
  • Victimology
  • Cinema & Sexuality
  • Sexuality & Endocrinology (PSY 4950)
  • Black Women Writers and Film

 

  • Weinzimmer
  • Steele
  • Steele
  • Lahm
  • Richter
  • Schiml
  • Jennings
  • Jennings
  • Jennings
  • Jennings
  • Jennings
  • Jones
Core
Intensive Writing
Multicultural Perspective
International Perspective
Elective
WGS 4200
WGS 4250
WGS 6200
International Perspectives:
  • Global Sexualities and Human Rights
  • Gender & Sexuality: Global Issues
  • Political Economy of Women
  • Gender and Economic Policy Intl Comparison
  • Women in Islam

 

  • Penwell Barnett
  • Weinzimmer
  • Todorova
  • Hopkins
  • Halabi
Core
Intensive Writing (4250)
International Perspective
Elective
WGS 4500
WGS 6500
Topics in Feminist Theory
  • Black Feminisms
  • Feminist Theory: Writing the Body
  • Third Wave Feminist Theory & Literature
  • French Feminist Philosophy
  • Theories of Sexuality
  • Disability: Power, Politics, Privilege
  • Feminist Film Theory

 

  • N. Carter
  • Zaytoun
  • Zaytoun
  • Jennings
  • Penwell Barnett
  • Penwell Barnett
  • Richter
Core
Intensive Writing
Multicultural Perspective
International Perspective
Elective
WGS 4600 Sex Education Practicum Penwell Barnett, Yantis Core (Capstone)
WGS 4700 WGS 6700 Feminist Research Methods Penwell Barnett, Weinzimmer Core (Capstone)
WGS 4800
WGS 6800
Studies in Selected Subjects
  • Feminist Memoir
  • Gender & Race in Health Communication
  • Women, Ethnicity & Criminal Justice
  • Struggle for Women’s Rights
  • U.S. Women in the Progressive Era
  • Gender and the American West
  • Gender, War, and Peace
  • Witchcraft in Colonial America

 

  • Zaytoun
  • Thompson
  • Polk
  • Garner
  • Garner
  • Garner
  • Garner
  • Chamberlain
Elective
Intensive Writing
Multicultural Perspective
International Perspective
WGS 4990
WGS 6990
Independent Study WGS Faculty Elective
WGS 7000 Seminar in Feminist Theory Jennings, Zaytoun Core Graduate
WGS 7200 Seminar in Selected Subjects
  • Women’s Studies: Theory & Literature
  • Postmodernism: Gender, Theory, and Culture
  • Apocalypse in Contemporary Literature & Film
  • Women at Risk: South Asian Women’s Writing
  • Postcolonial Film and Literature

 

  • Zaytoun
  • Jennings
  • Jennings
  • Sharma
  • Sharma
Elective Graduate

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Approved Course List (PDF)


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Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

 


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