Women's and Gender Studies (WGST)

WGST 2301  Intro Women's and Gender Stds  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Historical and cross-cultural perspectives on women’s roles in culture, the workplace, the family and other socio-political institutions; the social construction of gender, sexuality, and racism; intersectional feminism; social control mechanisms and ideologies. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

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WGST 3350  Myths & Reality-Marrige/Family  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

In this course students will explore the location and role of family in social structure, the functions of marriage and family, and the ways in which this critical social institution has adapted to and reflects larger social changes. Previous Title: Marriage and Family. Credit may not be obtained in both SOCI 3350 and SOCI 4307. Credit may not be obtained in both SOCI 3350 and WGST 3350.

Prerequisites: SOCI 1301or ENGL 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

WGST 3360  Inequality/Social Stratificatn  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

In this course students will explore the causes of, explanations for and consequences of inequality; how inequality is perpetuated or modified; class consciousness; and major axes of stratification. Credit may not be obtained in both SOCI 3360 and WGST 3360.

Prerequisites: SOCI 1301 or both ENGL 1301 and 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

WGST 4300  Minority Women in US Society  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

In this class students will explore the complex patterns of identity based on gender, race, and citizenship and the intersection of these and other aspects of status and identity. Credit may not be obtained in both SOCI 4364 and WGST 4300.

Prerequisites: SOCI 1301 or both ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

WGST 4360  Women in History  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Investigation of the social, economic and political position of women from the Renaissance to contemporary America and a comparison of the ideal expounded by different historical epochs with woman's actual role in each society. (Credit may not be obtained in both HIST 4360 or WGST 4360.)

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

WGST 4399  Select Topics in Women's Study  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

These courses offer limited sections in areas not covered in depth in other available courses. May be repeated for a total of nine semester hours. May require instructor approval.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 2 time(s).