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Gender Studies

GRST 201 INTRODUCTION TO GENDER STUDIES

Spring, 3 credit hours

This course provides a broad introduction to the field of Gender Studies. From an interdisciplinary approach, this course explores past and present theories and issues about gender including, but not exclusive to, class, race, social justice, emancipation, economics, and education. Students are introduced to feminist ideology and methodology, as well as the causes and effects of gender inequality. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisite: Expository Writing (ENGL 101) or Oral and Written Expression (ENGL 102); 30 credit hours earned; or permission of the instructor.

GRST 401 CAPSTONE PROJECT IN GENDER STUDIES

Fall and Spring, 3 credit hours

In this course, students complete a senior research paper in the field of Gender Studies. With the guidance of the Gender Studies Coordinator and a committee of three faculty, students accomplish numerous research components including, but not limited to, a research proposal, a literature review, a rough draft, and a final product.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Gender Studies (GRST 201) and twelve credit hours earned toward Gender Studies Minor or permission of instructor.