Interdisciplinary Studies

Women's Studies Courses

WMST 10000 - Introduction to Women's Studies 1 LA

Women's studies provides a critical perspective that examines the world and everything that happens within it from the viewpoints of women. It encourages new ways of seeing and thinking about our world and its people and institutions. Interdisciplinary introduction to the questions, findings, methods, and theories of women's studies scholarship. Examines how multiple forms of feminism shape the practice of women's studies and increasingly recognize differences among women. Examines feminism(s) as well as the diverse conditions of women's lives and experiences in the United States. Open to all interested students, and a requirement for the women's studies minor. 3 credits. (F or S,Y)

WMST 41000 - Selected Topics: Women's Studies LA

Topics of current interest in women's studies using a women's studies approach to pedagogy. This feminist pedagogy includes: (1) an emphasis on critical thinking and analytical skills; (2) an emphasis on cooperation instead of competition and hierarchy in the classroom; and (3) the validation of personal experience and subjective knowledge in the learning process. Prerequisites: WMST10000; two courses from the women's studies minor list. Open to Women's studies minors with senior standing, or junior standing by permission of instructor. Can be repeated once for up to six credits when topics vary. 3 credits. (IRR)

WMST 42000 - Independent Studies: Women's Studies LA

Independent studies projects are arranged individually between student and instructor. A proposal for the topic and specific plans must be approved by the coordinator of the women's studies program and by the School of Humanities and Sciences dean's office. Prerequisites: WMST 10000; two courses from the women's studies minor list; permission of instructor. 1-4 credits. (F-S,Y)

WMST 43000 - Internship: Women's Studies NLA

Internships are arranged individually at the student's request with individual instructors and a sponsoring agency. A proposal for an internship must be approved by the coordinator of the women's studies program and by the School of Humanities and Sciences dean's office. Prerequisites: WMST 10000; two courses from the women's studies minor list; permission of instructor. Variable credit. (F-S,Y)