Women Studies

Women's Studies

Title: 
Women's Studies
Major: 
6225
Effective term: 
2016 Spring
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
AC
Total credits required: 
15
Award type: 
AC
Revision ID: 
181
Description

The Academic Certificate (AC) in Women's Studies is an intensive interdisciplinary liberal arts certificate program, provides students with tools and opportunities to discuss and critique historical and contemporary theories and practices of feminism(s). The curriculum enables students to write well, think critically and analyze problems effectively. Students complete a variety of courses focusing on women's experiences and perspectives, exploring topics such as history, culture, class, race, ethnicity, sexuality and gender in order to help bring about equality, understanding, and peace. These courses are culturally responsive to the diversity of one half of the world's people, their work, and their impact on multicultural societies.

Program notes
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Requirements
Credits:3
WST100Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies 3
Restricted Electives
Credits:12
ASB211Women in Other Cultures 3
ENH/WST28419th Century Women Writers 3
ENH/WST285Contemporary Women Writers 3
HIS201History of Women in America 3
HLR/WST286Women and Health: Body/Mind/Spirit/Connection 3
HUM/WST209Women and Films 3
PSY235Psychology of Gender 3
REL/WST290Women and World Religion 3
SOC212Gender and Society 3
WST120Gender, Class, and Race 3
WST128Law and Violence Against Women 3
WST160Women and the Early American Experience 3
WST161American Women Since 1920 3
WST200Essential Feminist Writing 3
Competencies
  1. Identify and explain historical and contemporary issues that have affected women's lives in the areas of family, work, health, and social status, and apply sociological and feminist perspectives to the analysis of these issues. (WST100)
Date created: 
1453932027
Date changed: 
1470757823
Status: 
Published