Women's Studies (WMST)

WMST 20095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Study of particular contemporary figures, events and social practices or phenomenon as they relate to women's studies. This includes women and war, women and work and women and interpersonal violence.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-5 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

WMST 20193     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN WOMEN'S STUDIES      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Workshop focused on a specific topic within women's studies.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

WMST 30000     COLLOQUIUM IN WOMEN'S STUDIES (DIVD)      3 Credit Hours

A critical investigation of the position and category of women from a cross-cultural, historical and interdisciplinary perspective, with special emphasis on major themes and issues in women's studies. Issues including race, ethnicity and sexuality are addressed.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Diversity Domestic

WMST 30001     FEMINIST THEORY      3 Credit Hours

An examination of important historical and contemporary works of feminist theory and their influence on the development of feminist thought and practice in the United States and worldwide. Issues including race, ethnicity and sexuality are addressed.

Prerequisite: COMM 35912 or CRIM 37411 or ENG 21002 or ENG 33013 or ENG 33014 or GER 41332 or HIST 31075 or PAS 33110 or PAS 37100 or PAS 37200 or PHIL 31040 or POL 40470 or SOC 42315 or WMST 20095 or WMST 30000 or WMST 30095 or WMST 30100; and junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

WMST 30095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES II      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Study of selected topics in women's studies organized around historical and theoretical issues and movements. This includes contemporary feminist theory, suffragist movement and third wave feminism.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-5 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

WMST 30100     HISTORY OF WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with HIST 31075) An exploration of the political, economic, social, intellectual and cultural forces that have shaped women's lives, women's thought, perceptions of womanhood and feminism, from 1607 to the present in what is now the United States.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

WMST 30196     WOMEN STUDIES INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) The design and completion of a scholarly research project related to women's studies, and the presentation of findings at the end of the term. Arrangements must be made in the semester prior to registration.

Prerequisite: Special approval by instructor.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

WMST 40095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES III      1-5 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Informed study of critical issues in women's studies from an international or global perspective. Specific topic varies per course offering.

Prerequisite: WMST 30000 or WMST 30001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-5 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

WMST 40193     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN WOMEN'S STUDIES      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Workshop focused on a specific topic within women's studies.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

WMST 40992     PRACTICUM IN WOMEN'S STUDIES (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) An assignment at a private, public or nonprofit organization that centers on women's issues such as education health and policy making. Arrangements must be made in the semester prior to registration.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Practical Experience

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement