The Academic Certificate (AC) in Women's Studies is an intensive interdisciplinary liberal arts certificate program, provides students with tools and opportunities to discuss and critique historical and contemporary theories and practices of feminism(s). The curriculum enables students to write well, think critically and analyze problems effectively. Students complete a variety of courses focusing on women's experiences and perspectives, exploring topics such as history, culture, class, race, ethnicity, sexuality and gender in order to help bring about equality, understanding, and peace. These courses are culturally responsive to the diversity of one half of the world's people, their work, and their impact on multicultural societies.
Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: CG, PV, MC
|WST100||Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies||3|
|ASB211||Women in Other Cultures||3|
|ENH/WST284||19th Century Women Writers||3|
|ENH/WST285||Contemporary Women Writers||3|
|HIS201||History of Women in America||3|
|HLR/WST286||Women and Health: Body/Mind/Spirit/Connection||3|
|HUM/WST209||Women and Films||3|
|PSY235||Psychology of Gender||3|
|REL/WST290||Women and World Religion||3|
|SOC212||Gender and Society||3|
|WST105||Women of Color in America||3|
|WST110||Women and Gender: A Feminist Psychology||3|
|WST120||Gender, Class, and Race||3|
|AJS/WST128||Law and Violence Against Women||3|
|WST160||Women and the Early American Experience||3|
|WST161||American Women Since 1920||3|
|WST200||Essential Feminist Writing||3|
|AIS/ENH/WST261||Native Women's Literature: The Americas||3|
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