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  • WST 102: Intro Women's Stds in Soc Sci

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: F SBC: CER; DIV; SBS

    An introductory social sciences survey examining the continuities and changes women have made in marriage systems, child-rearing practices, and work patterns inside and outside the home. Within this context, the course considers how women have balanced labor force participation and changing child-care responsibilities in a variety of countries. Using the experimental design and case study methods of anthropology, sociology, economics, psychology, and history, and employing texts drawn from these disciplines, the course shows the changes women's lives have undergone over the past 150 years.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16267430Stephanie BonvissutoFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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    Session 26434530Carlos VazquezFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • WST 103: Women, Culture, and Difference

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: G SBC: CER; DIV; HUM

    An introductory humanities survey focusing on women's traditional association with the home and men's association with public life and how writers, artists, philosophers, and religious thinkers have reflected upon those relationships over the past 150 years. Through lectures and critical analyses of novels, poetry, art, philosophy, and religious texts, the course explores how changing intellectual, artistic, and religious precepts have affected gender identity and different genres in the humanities.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16232730Melis UmutFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed
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    Session 26434430Annu DaftuarFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed
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  • WST 247: Sociology of Gender

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: K SBC: DIV; SBS

    The historical and contemporary roles of women and men in American society; changing relations between the sexes; women's liberation and related movements. Themes are situated within the context of historical developments in the U.S. This course is offered as both SOC 247 and WST 247.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26420430Sophia BoutilierFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Offered as WST 247 and SOC 247

  • WST 291: Introduction Feminist Theory

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: WST 102 or WST 103

    DEC: G SBC: DIV; ESI; HFA+

    An introductory survey of historical and contemporary interdisciplinary theories used in Women's and Gender Studies. Theoretical debates on sex, gender, sexuality, race, class, knowledge, discourse, representation are among the topics to be considered. The course will provide a strong theoretical foundation for further studies in Women's and Gender Studies.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26414730Shruti MukherjeeFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • WST 301: Histories of Feminism

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Advisory prerequisite: WST major or minor or WST 102 or WST 103

    DEC: K SBC: DIV; SBS+

    An historical study of the theoretical and practical developments that form contemporary feminism. Beginning with the 18th century critiques of women's rights, the course traces the expansion of feminist concerns to include a global perspective, as well as attention to race and class. Representative texts include Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Women, poems by Phyllis Wheatley and Sojourner Truth, Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper, Virginia Woolf's Three Guineas, and Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 165796S30Andrew EicherFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • WST 340: Sociology of Human Reproductn

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisites: SOC 105; one D.E.C. E or SNW course in biology

    DEC: H SBC: STAS

    A study of the links between biological reproduction and the socioeconomic and cultural processes that affect and are affected by it. The history of the transition from high levels of fertility and mortality to low levels of both; different kinship, gender, and family systems around the world and their links to human reproduction; the value of children in different social contexts; and the social implications of new reproductive technologies. This course is offered as both SOC 340 and WST 340.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26429830Alec CaliFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: WST340.30 is an online course. Meets with SOC 340.30.

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