Women's And Gender Studies (WGS)


WGS 1001 Evolution of Sex and Gender (3 credits)
Interdisciplinary course, team-taught by faculty in the physical and social sciences. Covers evolution as differential reproduction; reproduction-related earth history highlights; genetics of sex; animal reproduction strategies; anatomy and physiology of human reproductive systems; evolutionary trajectories in primates; sex and gender in human prehistory and in culture.


WGS 2200 [Not Offered] GENDER & POP CULTURE (3.0 credits)
WGS 2300 [Not Offered] GENDER & HEALTH (3.0 credits)
WGS 2500 Introduction to Women's & Gender Studies (3 credits)
Interdisciplinary study of women's lives: work, family, sexuality, economic development, political and social change; variance in sex roles among cultural groups and in different historical periods.
WGS 2501 HONORS: Introduction to Women�s & Gender Studies (3 credits)
Same as WGS 2500, with special honors emphasis for qualified students.
WGS 2900 Gender, Race, and Nation (3 credits)
The constructs of gender and sexuality across diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and class boundaries.


WGS 3150 Survey of Feminist Theory (3 credits)
Interdisciplinary study of a range of feminist theories through which to consider the roles of women, gender, and sexuality.
WGS 3600 [Not Offered] Women, Gender, and Leadership (3 credits)
Also offered as ELRC 3600. Interdisciplinary study of gender and leadership; with emphasis on women as leaders in a range of settings in education and society.


WGS 4028 [Not Offered] Gender and American Politics (3 credits)
See POLI 4028.
WGS 4087 [Not Offered] Gender, Place and Culture (3 credits)
See GEOG 4087.
WGS 4500 Special Topics in Women's & Gender Studies (3 credits)
Prereq.: WGS 2500. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Issues central to contemporary feminist inquiry.
WGS 4900 [Not Offered] Independent Reading and Research in Women's & Gender Studies (3 credits)
Prereq.: WGS 2500 and permission of instructor and department. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. when topics vary. Reading and research on selected topics that emphasize feminist interdisciplinary approaches.


WGS 7150 Seminar in Feminist and Gender Theory (3 credits)
Topics in recent and contemporary theory in a range of disciplines including the humanities, social sciences, natural and physical sciences, design, and education; students are encouraged to develop research projects relevant to their primary disciplines and to their research interests.
WGS 7500 TRANSATLANTIC QUEER (3.0 credits)
WGS 7900 [Not Offered] Independent Reading and Research in Women�s & Gender Studies (3 credits)
S May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit.