Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies - Course of Study

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(*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


BI 71 Identity and the Human Genome


BU 325 Law, Women, and Work


CL 123 Women in Classical Literature


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


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


EN 130 Literature by Women: Vision & Revision
EN 162 Irish Women Writers
EN 171 Introduction to Literature and the Visual Arts 
EN 216 Victorian Epoch
EN 234 American Women Writers of the 19th Century 
EN 263 African American Women Writers
EN 271 Comparative Renaissance
EN 275 Modern Women Writers
EN 283 Films and Novels Asian Diaspora 
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 and Contexts


HI 240 The Personal is Political: Women's Activism in the 1960s
HI 245 Feminism in America
HI 246 Excellent Women, Deviant Women
HI 247 Family and Sexuality in US 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 Gender, Class and Race into the Spanish-Speaking Caribbean


MU 125 Women in Music

New Media, Film and Television

FM101 Women Directors


NS 314 Nursing of Women and the Childbearing Family


PH 294* American Philosophy


PO 119 Sex, Sexuality and Gender
PO 136 Gender, War, and Peace
PO 153 Politics, Race, Class and Gender
PO 170 The Value of Family Values in American Politics
PO 220 Seminar in Feminist Thought

Religious Studies

RS 152 Women in the Bible
RS 215 Women in Judaism
RS 204 Voices of Medieval and Modern Women
RS 237 Christian Feminist Theology

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


TA 123 American Women Playwrights

Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

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

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