Courses & Programs

Introduction to Women's Studies [B]

COURSE CODE: WST 100

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisites: ENG 101

Introduction to Women's Studies examines our understanding of the social constructions of gender and their intersections with class, race, region, nationality, ethnicity and sexuality. It emphasizes diversity and multiple perspectives. Topics may include history of women's studies; work; relationships, family and religion; health; politics, law and social policy; violence; sexual orientation and gender identity; medial and cultural images of women; and feminist theories and scholarship. This course emphasizes critical thinking, oral and written communication, and active engagement.Prerequisites: ENG 101