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Courses by core requirement 

   

 

 

Cross listed as

 

WGST

1A/2A

   

Composition and Rhetoric: Rhetorics of Identity/Rhetorics of Passing

WGST

11A/12A

   

Women in Transnational Perspective

WGST

14

ENGL

ETHN

 

35G

35

Intro to African American Literature and Gender

WGST

15

ENGL

69

Literature by Women Writers of Color

WGST

16

ENGL

39G

Multicultural Literatures of the United States

WGST

21

SCTR

28

Women in the Hebrew Bible

WGST

32

PHSC

11

Women's Health

WGST

33

PHSC

28

Human Sexuality

WGST

34

ENGL

67

U.S. LGBTQ Literature

WGST

44

TESP

59

Sex & Spirituality in Latinx Theologies

WGST

45

RSOC

41

Women’s Spiritualities

WGST

46

SCTR

26

Gender in Early Christianity

WGST

47

SCTR

39

Biblical Women and Power

WGST

48

TESP

79

Women in Christian Tradition

WGST

50

   

Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies

WGST

51

   

Introduction to LGBTQ Studies

WGST

56

ENGL

68

Literature and Women

WGST

57

HIST

84

US Women's History

WGST

58

PHIL

23

Ethics and Gender

WGST

62/162

DANC

66/166

Women in Dance History

WGST

76

   

Violence Against Women

WGST

101

 

 

Feminist Theory

WGST

102

COMM

111G

Research Methods

WGST

103

   

TOPICS in Women's and Gender Studies

WGST

104

   

Beauty, Culture and Society in Global Age

WGST

105

   

Advance Seminar in Women's and Gender Studies

WGST

105A

COMM  119A 

Body Politics

WGST

106

   

Advanced Writing

WGST

106A

    Gender, Race, and Resistance  

WGST

107

   

Gender, Technology, and Society

WGST

107A

   

Science, Sex, and the Body 

 

WGST

110

ENGL

137G

Native American Women Writers

WGST

111

ETHN

141

Asian American Women

WGST

112

ETHN

154

Women of Color in the U.S.

WGST

114

ETHN

157

Race, Gender, Class & the College Experience

WGST

115

SOCI

153

Race, Class and Gender in the U.S.

WGST

116

COMM

164A

Race, Gender & Public Health in the News

WGST

117

COMM

168A

Race, Gender and Politics in the News

WGST

118

POLI

171

Women and Law (This topic only)

WGST

119

POLI

106

Feminist Political Theory

WGST

120

ANTH

187

Middle East: Gender and Sexuality

WGST

121

ECON

135

Gender Issues in the Developing World

WGST

122

ENGL

153

LGBTQ Studies - Global Perspectives

WGST

123

FREN

113

Sub-Saharan African/Caribbean Women Writers

WGST

124

HIST

116

Sex and Gender in the Age of High Imperialism

WGST

125

HIST

143

Women in Political Revolutions

WGST

126

HIST

150

Gender and Sexuality in East Asia

WGST

128

SOCI

135

Women's Social Change in Latin America

WGST

129

ENGL

164

Global Literatures

WGST

130

PSYC

125

Psyc of Sexual Orientation and Gender

WGST

131

PHSC

125

Race, Gender, and Public Health

WGST

133

CLAS 141

PHIL 141D

Love and Relationships in Classical Antiquity

WGST

134

ENGL

122

Film, Gender, and Sexuality 

WGST

134AW

ENGL

122AW

Film, Gender, and Sexuality (with Professor Apara Nanda Only)

WGST

136

ENGL

152

LGBTQ Studies: U.S. Perspectives

WGST

137

HIS

133

History of Sexuality

WGST

138

HIST

177

Gays and Lesbians in United States History

WGST

139

THTR

167

Gender and Performance

WGST

140

COMM

106A

Gender, Health & Sexuality

WGST

142

RSOC

109

Women and Buddhism from U.S. Standpoints

WGST

144

ANTH

170

Women Gender and Sexuality

WGST

146

RSOC

170

 Religion, Gender and Globalization

WGST

147

SCTR

158

Postcolonial Perspectives on the New Testament

WGST

148

SCTR

165

Gender and Sexuality in Biblical Interpretations

WGST

149

TESP

131

Feminist Theology

WGST

150

TESP

139

Catholic Theology and Human Sexuality

WGST

151

TESP

175

Women’s Theologies from the Margins

WGST

152

RSOC

139

Mexican Popular Catholicism & Gender

WGST

153

SCTR

157

The Bible & Empire

WGST

154

ENGL

162G

Literature & Religion: Women Poets, Spirituality & Justice

WGST

155

ANTH

157

Family, Kin and Culture

WGST

156

ARTH

143

American Women in the Visual Arts

WGST

157

CLAS

185

Gender in Antiquity

WGST

158

CLAS

186

Women in Ancient Rome

WGST

159

CLAS 187

HIST 113

Family in Antiquity

WGST

160

COMM

101A

Vocation and Gender

WGST

161

COMM

108A

Communication and Gender

WGST

163

ENGL

125/125H

Feminist Literary and Cultural Theory

WGST

164

ENGL

132G

19th-Century American Literature

WGST

165

ENGL

139G

Women and Gender in American Literature

WGST

166

ENGL

169

Women, Literature, and Theory

WGST

167

ENGL

168

Women and Literature

WGST

169

HIST

115S

Gender, Race, and Citizenship in the Atlantic World

WGST

170

HIST

119

Sex, Family, and Crime in Mediterranean Europe,  1300-1800

WGST

171

HIST

135

Women and Gender in Modern Europe

WGST

172

HIST

136

Gender and National Identity in 20th Century Eastern and Western Europe

WGST

173

HIST

181

United States Women Since 1900

WGST

175

FREN

174

French Novels and Films (Culture, Gender, and Social Classes only)

WGST

176

FREN

182

Women in French Literature

WGST

177

FREN

183

20th-Century French Women Writers

WGST

178

FREN

184

20th-Century French Women Writers in Translation

WGST

179

GERM

182

Women in German Literature

WGST

180

POLI

154

Women and Politics

WGST

181

SOCI

152

Women and Men in the Workplace

WGST

182

SOCI

157

Sociology of Family

WGST

183

THTR

151

Fashion, Politics, and Issues of Gender

WGST

184

PHIL

120

Feminism and Ethics

WGST

185

ITAL

182

20th-Century Italian Women Writers

WGST

188

SOCI

162

Gender and Justice

WGST

189

   

Sex, Law, and Social Justice

WGST

190

   

Capstone

WGST

198

   

Internship

WGST

199

   

Directed Reading/Research

 

Courses by Department

These are wgst courses sorted by the department they are crosslisted with: 

 

ANTHROPOLOGY COURSES

120. Middle East: Gender and Sexuality

Also listed as ANTH 187. For course description see ANTH 187.

144. Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Also listed as ANTH 170. For course description see ANTH 170

155. Family, Kin, and Culture

Also listed as ANTH 157. For course description see ANTH 157.

ART AND ART HISTORY COURSES

156. Women’s Work: American Women in the Visual Arts

Also listed as ARTH 143. For course description see ARTH 143.

CLASSICS COURSES

133. Love and Relationships in Classical Antiquity

Also listed as CLAS 141 and PHIL 131D. For course description see CLAS 141.

157. Gender in Antiquity

Also listed as CLAS 185. For course description see CLAS 185.

COMMUNICATION COURSES

102. Feminist Methods

Also listed as COMM 111G. For course description see COMM 111G

105A. Body Politics

Also listed as COMM 119A 

The Body Politics course uses feminist theory to explore cultural and individual experiences of embodiment and biotechnology. Students will examine biopolitical discourse and its relationship both to individual lived bodies and to biotechnologies that make possible particular bodily configurations. Topics include scientific and cultural studies of birth control devices, assisted reproductive technologies (i.e., invitro fertilization), weight loss surgery, adaptive technologies for people with disabilities, and hormonal and surgical treatments for transgender people. 

116. Race, Gender, and Public Health in the News

Also listed as COMM 164A. For course description see COMM 164A.

117. Race, Gender, and Politics in the News

Also listed as COMM 168A. For course description see COMM 168A.

140. Gender, Health, and Sexuality

Also listed as COMM 106A. For course description see COMM 106A.

160. Vocation and Gender: Seeking Meaning in Work and Life

Also listed as COMM 101A. For course description see COMM 101A.

161. Communication and Gender

Also listed as COMM 108A. For course description see COMM 108A.

DANCE COURSES

62. Women in Dance History

Also listed as DANC 66. For course description see DANC 66.

162. Women in Dance History

Also listed as DANC 166. For course description see DANC 166.

ECONOMICS COURSES

121. Gender Issues in the Developing World

Also listed as ECON 135. For course description see ECON 135.

ENGLISH COURSES

14. Introduction to African-American Literature and Gender

Introduction to African-American literatures. Also listed as ENGL 35G and ETHN 35. Note: ENGL 35 only cross-lists with WGST 14 if it is offered as 35G, which indicates a gender studies focus. For course description see ETHN 35. (4 units)

15. Literature by Women Writers of Color

Also listed as ENGL 69. For course description see ENGL 69.

16. Multicultural Literature of the United States

Short stories, film, autobiography, and poetry from many cultural communities in the United States. Also listed as ENGL 39G. Note: ENGL 39 only cross-lists with WGST 16 when it is offered as 39G, which indicates a gender studies focus. (4 units)

34. U.S. LGBTQ Literature

Also listed as ENGL 67. For course description see ENGL 67.

56. Literature and Women

Also listed as ENGL 68. For course description see ENGL 68.

110. Native American Women Writers

Study of selected works in Native American literature. Course may focus on particular authors, particular tribal or regional literatures, genres, or topics. Also listed as ENGL 137G. Note: ENGL 137 only cross-lists with WGST 110 when it is offered as 137G, which indicates a gender studies focus. (5 units)

122. LGBTQ Studies: Global Perspectives

Also listed as ENGL 153. For course description see ENGL 153.

129.Global Literatures

Also listed as ENGL 156. For course description see ENGL 156.

134. Film, Gender, and Sexuality

Also listed as ENGL 122. For course description see ENGL 122.

136. LGBTQ Studies: U.S. Perspectives

Also listed as ENGL 152. For course description see ENGL 152.

154. Literature and Religion: Women Poets, Spirituality, and Justice

Exploration and analysis of central connections between religious and ethical questions, concerns, topics, and movements and their literary expressions in different social, cultural, individual, historical, geographical, and/or political contexts. Also listed as ENGL 162G. Note: ENGL 162 only cross-lists with WGST 154 when it is offered as 162G, which indicates a gender studies focus. (5 units)

163. Feminist Literary and Cultural Theory

Also listed as ENGL 125/125H. For course description see ENGL 125/125H.

164. 19th-Century American Literature

Studies of selected American works from the 19th century. Also listed as ENGL 132G. Note: ENGL 132 only cross lists with WGST 164 when it is offered as 132G, which indicates a gender studies focus. (5 units)

165. Women and Gender in American Literature

Study of selected American literature. May focus on periods, movements, themes, or issues. Also listed as ENGL 139G. Note: ENGL 139 only cross-lists with WGST 165 when it is offered as 139G, which indicates a gender studies focus. (5 units)

166. Women, Literature, and Theory

Also listed as ENGL 169. For course description see ENGL 169.

167. Women and Literature

Also listed as ENGL 168. For course description see ENGL 168.

ETHNIC STUDIES COURSES

14. Introduction to African-American Literature

Also listed as ETHN 35 and ENGL 35. For course description see ETHN 35.

16. Multicultural Literatures of the United States

Also listed as ETHN 70. For course description see ETHN 70.

111. Asian-American Women

Also listed as ETHN 141. For course description see ETHN 141.

112. Women of Color in the United States

Also listed as ETHN 154. For course description see ETHN 154.

114. Race, Gender, Class, and the College Experience

Also listed as ETHN 157. For course description see ETHN 157.

115. Race, Class, and Gender in the United States

Also listed as ETHN 151 and SOCI 153. For course description see SOCI 153.

HISTORY COURSES

57. United States Women’s History

Also listed as HIST 84. For course description see HIST 84.

124. Sex and Gender in the Age of High Imperialism

Also listed as HIST 116S. For course description see HIST 116S.

125. Women in Political Revolutions

Also listed as HIST 143S. For course description see HIST 143S.

126. Gender and Sexuality in East Asia

Also listed as HIST 150. For course description see HIST 150.

137. History of Sexuality

Also listed as HIST 133. For course description see HIST 133.

138. Gays and Lesbians in United States History

Also listed as HIST 177. For course description see HIST 177.

169. Gender, Race, and Citizenship in the Atlantic World

Also listed as HIST 115S. For course description see HIST 115.

172. Gender and National Identity in 20th-Century Eastern and Western Europe

Also listed as HIST 136. For course description see HIST 136.

173. United States Women Since 1900

Also listed as HIST 181. For course description see HIST 181.

MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE COURSES

123. Sub-Saharan African/Caribbean Women Writers

Also listed as FREN 113. For course description see FREN 113.

175. French and Francophone French Novels and Films: Culture, Gender, and Social Classes

Also listed as FREN 174. For course description see FREN 174.

176. Women in French Literature: Authors and Characters

Also listed as FREN 182. For course description see FREN 182.

177. 20th- and 21st-Century French Women Writers

Also listed as FREN 183. For course description see FREN 183.

178. 20th-Century French Women Writers in Translation

Also listed as FREN 184. For course description see FREN 184.

179. Women in German Literature: Authors and Characters

Also listed as GERM 182. For course description see GERM 182.

185. 20th-Century Italian Women Writers

Also listed as ITAL 182. For course description see ITAL 182.

PHILOSOPHY COURSES

58. Ethics and Gender

Also listed as PHIL 23. For course description see PHIL 23.

133. Love and Relationships in Classical Antiquity

Also listed as CLAS 141 and PHIL 141D. For course description see CLAS 141.

184. Feminism and Ethics

Also listed as PHIL 120. For course description see PHIL 120.

POLITICAL SCIENCE COURSES

119. Feminist Political Theory

Also listed at POLI 106. For course description see POLI 106.

118. Women and Law (this topic only)

Also listed as POLI 171. For course description see WGST 118.

127. Special Topics in International Relations

Also listed as POLI 127. For course description see POLI 127.

180. Women and Politics

Also listed as POLI 154. For course description see POLI 154.

PUBLIC HEALTH COURSES

32. Women's Health

Also listed as PHSC 11. For course description see PHSC 11.

33. Human Sexuality

Also listed as PHSC 28. For course description see PHSC 28.

131. Race, Gender, and Public Health

Also listed at PHSC 125. For course description see PHSC 125. 

RELIGIOUS STUDIES COURSES

21. Women in the Hebrew Bible

Also listed at SCTR 28. For course description see SCTR 28. 

44. Sex & Spirituality in Latinx Theologies

Also listed as TESP 59. For course description see TESP 59.

46. Gender in Early Christianity

Also listed as SCTR 26. For course description see SCTR 26.

47. Biblical Women and Power

Also listed as SCTR 39. For course description see SCTR 39.

48. Women in Christian Tradition

Also listed as TESP 79. For course description see TESP 79.

142. Women and Buddhism from U.S. Standpoints

Also listed as RSOC 109. For course description see RSOC 109. 

145. Gender and Judaism

Also listed as RSOC 168. For course description see RSOC 168.

146. Religion, Gender, and Globalization

Also listed as RSOC 170. For course description see RSOC 170.

147.Postcolonial Perspectives on the New Testament

Also listed as SCTR 158. For course description see SCTR 158.

148. Gender and Sex in Biblical Interpretation

Also listed as SCTR 165. For course description see SCTR 165.

149. Feminist Theologies

Also listed as TESP 131. For course description see TESP 131.

151. Women’s Theologies from the Margins

Also listed as TESP 175. For course description see TESP 175.

152. Mexican Popular Catholicism and Gender

Also listed as ETHN 129 and RSOC 139. For course description see ETHN 129 or RSOC 139.

153. The Bible and Empire

Also listed as SCTR 157. For course description see SCTR 157.

SOCIOLOGY COURSES

115. Race, Class, and Gender in the United States

Also listed as SOCI 153. For course description see SOCI 153.

128. Women and Social Change in Latin America

Also listed as SOCI 135. For course description see SOCI 135.

181. Women and Men in the Workplace

Also listed as SOCI 152. For course description see SOCI 152.

182. Sociology of Family

Also listed as SOCI 157. For course description see SOCI 157.

188. Gender and Justice

Also listed as SOCI 162. For course description see SOCI 162

THEATRE COURSES

139. Gender and Performance

Also listed as THTR 167. For course description see THTR 167.

183. Fashion, Politics, and Issues of Gender

Also listed as THTR 151. For course description see THTR 151

Courses by Core Requirement

These are wgst courses sorted by core requirement 

Foundations

Critical Thinking & Writing 1 and 2

WGST 1A/2A – Critical Thinking and Writing

Cultures & Ideas 1 and 2

WGST 11A/12A – Women in Transnational Perspective

Explorations:

Ethics

WGST 58 – Ethics and Gender

WGST 189 – Sex, Law, and Social Justice

Civic Engagement

WGST 76 - Violence Against Women

WGST 101 – Feminist Theory

WGST 117 – Race, Gender and Politics in the News

WGST 118 – Women and Law

WGST 169 – Gender, Race, and Citizenship in the Atlantic World

WGST 182 – Sociology of Family

WGST 180 Sex, Law, and Social Justice

Diversity: U.S. Perspective

WGST 14 – Intro to African American Literature and Gender

WGST 15 – Literature by Women Writers of Color

WGST 34 – U.S. LGBTQ Literature

WGST 50 – Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies

WGST 51 – Introduction to LGBTQ Studies

WGST 57 – U.S. Women’s History

WGST 101 – Feminist Theory

WGST 114 – Race, Gender, Class & the College Experience

WGST 115 – Race, Class and Gender in the U.S.

WGST 116 – Race, Gender and Public Health in the News

WGST 117 – Race, Gender and Politics in the News

WGST 118 – Women and Law

WGST 134 – Film, Gender, and Sexuality

WGST 136 – LGBTQ Studies: U.S. Perspectives

WGST 138 – Gays and Lesbians in United States History

WGST 144 - Women, Gender and Sexuality

Religion, Theology & Culture 2

WGST 46 – Gender in Early Christianity

WGST 47 – Biblical Women and Power

Cultures & Ideas 3

WGST 104 – Beauty, Culture and Society in a Global Age

WGST 120 – Middle East: Gender and Sexuality

WGST 122 – LGBTQ Studies – Global Perspectives

WGST 123 – Sub-Saharan African/Caribbean Women Writers

WGST 124 – Sex and Gender in the Age of High Imperialism

WGST 125 – Women in Political Revolutions

WGST 126 – Gender and Sexuality in East Asia

WGST 128 – Women’s Social Change in Latin America

WGST 172 – Gender and National Identity in 20 th Century Europe

WGST 175 – French Novels and Films: Culture, Gender, and Social Classes

Science, Technology & Society

WGST 33 – Human Sexuality

WGST 107 - Gender, Technology, and Society

WGST 107A - Science, Sex, and the Body

WGST 116 – Race, Gender and Public Health in the News

Religion, Theology & Culture 3

WGST 148 – Gender and Sexuality in Biblical Interpretations

WGST 149 – Feminist Theology

WGST 151 – Women’s Theologies from the Margins

WGST 152 – Mexican Popular Catholicism and Gender

Integrations

Advanced Writing

WGST 106 – Advanced Writing in WGST

WGST 106A - Gender, Race, and Resistance

WGST 134 – Film, Gender, and Sexuality