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Women's and Gender Studies Immersion

The women's and gender studies immersion allows students to explore the significance of gender as it intersects with racial, ethnic, religious, national, class, sexuality, and dis/ability-based identities, past and present. The immersion introduces critical analysis and knowledge-building methods drawn from fields such as women's and gender studies, feminist theories, critical race studies, queer studies, social justice work, and activism. Courses build knowledge about the personal, social, cultural, economic, and historical dynamics that inform gender and intersecting social categories. It provides valuable skills and experiences applying these different lenses to real-world interactions with diverse individuals and communities, to current social challenges that impact multiple parties, and with an eye to improving equity and fair outcomes for everyone concerned.

Course
Electives
Choose three of the following:
   ANTH-325    Bodies and Culture
   ANTH-425    Global Sexualities
   WGST-200    Foundations Women’s and Gender Studies
   WGST-206    Queer Looks
   WGST-210    Introduction to LGBT Studies
   WGST-235    Women, Work, and Culture
   WGST-237    Psychology of Women
   WGST-240    Psychology of Human Sexuality
   WGST-245    Prostitution and Vice
   WGST-246    History of Women in Science and Engineering
   WGST-250    Domestic Violence
   WGST-255    Seminar on Sexual Violence
   WGST-265    Women and Crime
   WGST-290    American Women's and Gender History
   WGST-291    History of Family and Children in the U.S.
   WGST-309    Feminist Theory
   WGST-335    Women and the Deaf Community
   WGST-342    Gender, Science, and Technology
   WGST-351    Gender and Sexuality in Hispanic Studies
   WGST-361    Queering Gender
   WGST-384    Art of Dying
   WGST-386    Traumatic Images
   WGST-414    Topics in Women's and Gender Studies
   WGST-451    Economics of Women and the Family