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(WGS) Women's and Gender Studies

General Education course Diversity and Global Perspective
WGS 132 - Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies (3 credits)
Corequisite: ENG 101 or college-level eligibility
[also offered as SOC 132] An introduction to major theories and ideas developed within feminism and the field of gender studies. Specific topics include theoretical explanations of gender; representations of gender; economic, social, and political implications of gender constructs; and cross-cultural perspectives on gender. Texts, films, and other resources contribute toward an understanding of these issues. 3 lecture hours
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General Education course Diversity and Global Perspective
WGS 221 - Seminar in Women's and Gender Studies (3 credits)
Prerequisites: ENG 102 with a minimum C grade; 9 credits of electives as listed in the Women's and Gender Studies guidelines
An in-depth interdisciplinary exploration of the contributions of the social sciences, the behavioral sciences, literature, and the arts to the study of gender in society. Specific topics include feminist theories, feminist methodologies, and women and gender issues in relation to culture, politics, and the economy. Texts, films, and other resources contribute toward an understanding of these issues. 3 lecture hours

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