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WGSS Courses

Course descriptions for the offerings listed below appear with other courses of the same acronym online. Not all Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies courses are included in the list below. Students wishing to transfer an elective should contact the coordinator or their preceptor. Students should work with their preceptor to select from the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies offerings each semester. These can be viewed on the list of courses for Interdisciplinary Minors offered each term which is posted online prior to pre-registration. In addition to the above courses, faculty offer a variety of independent studies.

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Core Courses:

GAH 2358 or

GSS 2358 Women, Gender, and Sexuality  (4 credits) or

GAH 1039 Women, Gender, and Sexuality (Freshman Seminar)

GIS 3614 Seminar in Feminist Theory (4 credits)

WGSS 4800 Ethnic, Minority, Gender Studies (1 credit)

Elective Courses:

Course Acronym
Course Number Course Title
AFRI 3602 Black Feminism
ANTH 3355
Anthropology of Men and Women
CRIM 3145
Criminalized Sexualities and Sex Crimes
CRIM 3757
Women and Criminal Justice
GAH 1044
Women and the Bible
GAH 1051
The Body Across Disciplines
GAH 2122 Women’s Lives
GAH 2280 Witches
GAH 3109
Women, Minorities and the Mass Media
GAH 3121
African-American Women Writers
GAH 3202
Gay and Lesbian Literature
GAH 3205
Queer Autobiographies
GAH 3206
Race & US Culture
GAH 3617
Meanings of Motherhood
GAH 3635
U.S. Women’s Movements
GEN 2235
Gender Equity in Sports
GEN 2306
Women and Helath
GIS 3648
Gender and Violence in Film and Society
GIS 3658
Women and Genocide
GIS 3725
Women in Law, History, and Literature
GIS 4462
African American Women & Health Equity
GIS 4602
Sex, Power, Conflict
GIS 4622
The Geography of Women
GIS 4648
Women in Leadership
GIS 4656
Documenting Hemings and Jefferson
GIS 4696
Queer Theory/Queer Lives
GNM 1031
Gender Issues in Computing
GSS 2106
Women, Science & Technology
GSS 2161
Perspectives on Sexuality
GSS 2181
History of Childbirth in America
GSS 2310
Sex Discrimination and the LAw
GSS 2337
Gender and Aggressive Behavior
GSS 2368
The Global Community (Violence Against Women – An International and Lifelong Perspective)
GSS 2446
Perspectives on Sexual Orientation
GSS 2607
Violence, Victims and Inequality
GSS 2648
Sexual Assault: Victims and Perpetrators
GSS 3104
Language and Power
GSS 3173
Sexualized Violence in Genocide & Conflict
GSS 3601
Gender and Work
GSS 3618
Sport, Media and Gender
GSS 3640
Sexuality, Crime and Criminal Justice
HIST 2169
American Jewish Women
HIST 3618
Global Feminism Seminar
LANG 4248
Spanish Women Writers
LITT 2140
Literature by Women
LITT 2145
Family in American Literature
LITT 3311
19th-Century American Women Writers
LITT 3316
Contemporary American Women Writers
LITT 3624
Queer American Literary Traditions
PHIL 3613
Feminist Philosophies
POLS 3612
Women and the Law
PYSC 3602
Psychology of Gender
PYSC 3605
Psychology of Eating Disorders
PUBH 2300
Focus on Women’s Health
SOCY 2014
Feminist Activism
SOCY 2642
Homosexuality in Film
SOCY 2315
Gender and Sexuality
SOCY 2320
Sociology of Gender
SOCY 2640
Sexuality and Society
SOCY 3678
Popular Culture, Tough Women
WGSS 3800
WGSS Special Projects (by arrangement)