Preview of Courses


The following are courses that have been offered or are usually offered by the Gender Studies program. For a comprehensive list of courses, please refer to the current Schedule of Classes or Course Catalog

GEN 385. Feminist Philosophy
An examination of the primary feminist responses to the omission of gender as fundamental category of analysis in social and political theory-liberal, socialist, Marxist, psychoanalytic, and radical. Prerequisite: One course in GEN.

GEN 364. Psychology of Women
Theoretical and empirical approaches to the study of the psychology of women; the effects of social context and the interplay of gender, race, class, and culture on psychological development, with special attention to where and how women fit into the world including the ways in which they have been and continue to be marginalized in various cultures. Prerequisite:  PSYC 100.

GEN 360. Race, Class & Gender in Modern Europe
An exploration of the lived realities of women's lives and the changing relations between the sexes from the French Revolution to the present. Themes include separate spheres, cultural construction of gender and motherhood, women's changing economic roles, conflicts in class and empire, and discourses of/on femininity. Prerequisite: HIST 101 or 201 or instructor permission.