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Course Description:

What are Women’s Studies? What are Gender Studies? What are feminism and feminist theory? Where do they come from and where are they going? This introductory course provides students with an interdisciplinary base to explore questions of gender, sexuality, and power, and their intersections with race, ethnicity, class, age, nation, and disability. The course includes historical thinkers and events, global perspectives, and voices from new generations of feminists and gender identity thinkers and activists.

Important Note: this course was renamed effective the September 2014 term and was formerly offered as Introduction to Women's Studies. Students who have successfully completed 281324 should not enroll in this course.

For students enrolled in this course prior to the SP1 2017 term: This course meets the General Education requirement in Social Sciences.

For students enrolling in this course as of the SP1 2017 term: This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Humanities.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Lower Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: Humanities-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1.

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