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Women's Studies

WMST 201 INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN'S STUDIES

Fall and Spring, 3 credit hours

This course provides a broad introduction to the field of Women’s Studies. From an interdisciplinary approach, this course explores past and present theories and issues about women including, but not exclusive to, class, race, social justice, emancipation, economics, and education. Through a global perspective, students will be introduced to feminist ideology and methodology, as well as the causes and effects of gender inequality.

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

WMST 401 CAPSTONE PROJECT IN WOMEN’S STUDIES

Fall and Spring, 3 credit hours

In this course, students will complete a senior research paper in the field of Women’s Studies. With the guidance of the Women’s Studies Coordinator and a committee of three faculty, students will accomplish numerous research components including, but not limited to, a research proposal, a literature review, rough draft, and final product. Three hours lecture per week.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Women’s Studies (WMST 201) and twelve credit hours earned toward Women’s Studies Minor or permission of instructor.