Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies - Course of Study

See Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies course descriptions from our catalog for more information and/or download the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Course Offerings document. (Adobe PDF required).

(*Indicates gender-component course)

Applied Ethics
AE 271* The Sacred Balance
AE 283 Environmental Justice
AE 297 Eco-feminism
AE 298 Ethics and Feminist Perspectives

Biology
BI 71* Identity and the Human Genome

Business
BU 325 Law, Women, and Work

Classics
CL 123 Women in Classical Literature

Communication
CO 236 Gender, Sexuality, and Media
CO 246 Family Communication
CO 323 Gender and Organizing
CO 338* Media Audiences

Economics
EC 114 The Economics of Race, Class, and Gender in the American Workplace

English
EN 130 Literature by Women: Vision and Revision
EN 131 Contemporary Women Writers of Color
EN 162 Irish Women Writers
EN 171* Literature and the Visual Arts
EN 216* The Victorian Epoch
EN 223* Comparative Renaissance Literature
EN 234 American Women Writers of the 19th Century
EN 235 Edith Wharton & Her Circle
EN 263 African American Women Writers
EN 271 Comparative Renaissance
EN 275 Modern Women Writers
EN 283* Films and Novels in the Asian Diaspora: Challenges to Citizenship
EN 284 American Women Writers of Color
EN 291 Gender and Sexuality in Film and Literature
EN 314 Renaissance Eros
EN 353 Representations
EN 355 Gender Theory
EN 371 All About Eve
EN 374 The Woman Question: Early Feminism and 19th-Century Transatlantic Literature
EN 375 Caribbean Women Writers
EN 376 Global Women’s Fiction
EN 377 Urban Texts & Contexts

History
HI 240 The Personal is Political: Women’s Activism in the 1960s
HI 245 Feminism in the United States
HI 246 Excellent Women, Deviant Women: The Female Experience
HI 247 Family and Sexuality in U.S. History
HI 257* Who Built America? Working People in U.S. History
HI 263 Inventing Themselves: African-American Women in U.S. History
HI 366 Gender, Culture, and Representation: Women in China and Japan, 1600 to the Present

Modern Languages and Literatures
FR 305 French and Francophone Women Writers
SP 359 Culture, Civilization, and Literature in the Spanish-American Caribbean Region (when taught as "Gender, Class, and Race in the Spanish-Speaking Caribbean")

Music
MU 125 Women in Music

New Media, Film, Television and Radio
FM 101 Filmmaker Studies (when taught as "Women Directors")

Nursing
NS 314 Nursing of Women and the Childbearing Family

Philosophy
PH 211* American Philosophy

Politics
PO 119 Sex, Sexuality and Gender
PO 136 Gender, War, and Peace (also IL 151)
PO 153 The Politics of Race, Class, and Gender
PO 170 The Battle over Family Values in American Politics 
PO 220 Seminar on Feminist Theory

Religious Studies
RS 205 Women in the Bible
RS 215 Women in Judaism
RS 236 Christian Feminist Theology
RS 242 Voices of Medieval Women

Sociology and Anthropology
AY 168 Women and Men: The Anthropology of Gender
SO 142* Sociology of the Family
SO 162* Race, Gender, and Ethnic Relations
SO 167 Contemporary Media: Race and Gender
SO 169 Women: Work and Sport
SO 239 Sociology of Gender and Sexuality

Theatre
TA 123 American Women Playwrights

Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
WS 101 Introduction to Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
WS 299 WGS Studies Internship
WS 301 WGS Studies Capstone Seminar
WS 399 WGS Studies Independent Study

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