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Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Course Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WGS 101 - Introduction to Women’s Studies


An introduction to topics and themes in women’s experiences from a cross-cultural, historical and interdisciplinary perspective. Topics may include women’s historical roles in the family, the workforce and public and private spheres in different societies; the psychology of changing gender roles; images of women and how they are constructed; women’s perspectives in literature and in the sciences; and the roots and prospects of the contemporary women’s movement.

Credits 1



Area
Social Sciences

Division
Social Sciences

Compass Attributes
Social Science, Structure/Power/Inequality, Taylor and Lane Scholars