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  Nov 21, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies


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Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Professor Horvitz (Director)

Participating Faculty: Bares, Rundquist (Art and Art History); Mills (Classics); Kloeppel (Drama); Lanou (Health and Wellness); Hardy, Judson, Rizzo (History); Campbell (Humanities); Ettari, Horvitz, D. James, Jansen, Locklear, Min, Russell, Wray (English); Manns (Management); Slatton (Mass Communication); Burchard, Maitra (Philosophy); D.J. Mullen (Political Science); Himelein, Laughon (Psychology); Zubko (Religious Studies); Ghidina, Hewitt, Kelley, Peterson, Wood (Sociology and Anthropology)

Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary program offering core courses in the discipline as well as related electives from a variety of departments across campus. Courses investigate the role of culture, social institutions and policy on perspectives of women, gender and sexuality in psychological, biological, social, political, literary and humanistic terms. Consistent with feminist pedagogy, students are encouraged to apply their academic understanding to community action, through the internship course or various other opportunities for service learning and volunteerism.

Declaration of Major in Women’s Studies

Declaring a major in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies requires the student to complete a Declaration of Major form that must be signed by the Program Director. Before declaring a major, students must satisfy the LANG 120  requirement and have completed WGSS 100  with a grade of C or better. 

Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

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