Women's Studies (WST)
Introduction to critical issues in women's studies. Prerequisites: None.
A feminist discussion of gender, class and race as basic and central social categories that determine how we see ourselves and others and how they circumscribe our opportunities and privileges in American society. Prerequisites: None.
Literary tracing of feminism from 18th century to present. Explores major issues related to women in the 20th century. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or permission of Instructor.
Analysis of images of women in films from both historical and contemporary perspectives. Prerequisites: None.
Investigates major themes in literature by women writing in the 19th century including the nature of women's lives in the family, in work situations, and in society. Poetry, prose, essays and drama are examined with an emphasis on common themes. Prerequisites: None.
Explores twentieth century literature (short stories, essays, plays, and poetry) written by women and about women. Focus on themes relevant to women's lives regardless of age, creed, or ethnic background. Prerequisites: None.