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Women's Studies Courses

Coming in Winter 2018

WS 222 (WS- SOC) Introduction to Global Women's Studies

3-4 sections (this class always has a large waitlist)

An introduction to the most important issues affecting women's lives and to contributions made by women both nationally and internationally.  The course will include historical, sociological, psychological, theological, legal, and/or cultural, and other approaches

WS 332  Mormon Women's History

Section 001

MW 10am-11:15pm
Rachel Cope

WS 390R Special Topics in Women's Studies (topics TBA)

 

WS 399R Women's Studies Internships

Credit for work on an international, national, or local internship relating to issues affecting women's lives. Students will submit a written report of their internship experience.

 

WS 492R Women's Studies Capstone

Section 001
Th 3pm-4:50pm
Valerie Hegstrom

Synthesis of interdisciplinary studies of women; knowledge and skills necessary for advanced study or work in the field; mentored research and senior capstone project required.

 


Fall 2017

WS 222 (WS- SOC) Introduction to Global Women's Studies

4 sections

An introduction to the most important issues affecting women's lives and to contributions made by women both nationally and internationally.  The course will include historical, sociological, psychological, theological, legal, and/or cultural, and other approaches

 

WS 370 Women in Science 

Section 001

MW 4pm-5:30pm
Connie Lamb

Women scientists, their challenges, and their contributions to scientific knowledge in many fields.

 

WS 392R Women's Studies Colloquium

Section 001

TH 12pm-12:50pm 
Valerie Hegstrom

Scholarly findings presented by researchers on topics relating to women's lives and experiences throughout history, across the world, and within ethnic, educational, and economic segments of society.

 

WS 399R Women's Studies Internships

Credit for work on an international, national, or local internship relating to issues affecting women's lives. Students will submit a written report of their internship experience.

 

WS 422 Theories of Women's Studies 

Section 001

MW 9:30am-10:45am  
Brandie R. Siegfried 

Introduction to theoretical approaches to women's studies.

 

WS 492R Women's Studies Capstone

Section 001
Th 3pm-4:50pm
Valerie Hegstrom

Synthesis of interdisciplinary studies of women; knowledge and skills necessary for advanced study or work in the field; mentored research and senior capstone project required.

 


Spring 2017 

WS 222 (WS- SOC) Introduction to Global Women's Studies

Section 001
T/Th 1pm-3:30pm
Dr. Melissa Jones

An introduction to the most important issues affecting women's lives and to contributions made by women both nationally and internationally.  The course will include historical, sociological, psychological, theological, legal, and/or cultural, and other approaches.


Winter 2017

 

FOR DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS OF WS 222, WS 332, WS 390R, WS 392R click here.

 

 

Fall 2016

Spring 2016 

WS 222 (WS- SOC) Introduction to Women's Studies

Section 001
MW 1pm-3:30pm
Dr. Melissa Jones

An introduction to the most important issues affecting women's lives and to contributions made by women both nationally and internationally.  The course will include historical, sociological, psychological, theological, legal, and/or cultural, and other approaches.

 

Fall 2016

WS 370 Women in Science 

Section 001

TTH 4pm-5:15pm
Connie Lamb

Women scientists, their challenges, and their contributions to scientific knowledge in many fields.

 

WS 392R Women's Studies Colloquium

Section 001

TTH 12pm-12:50pm 
Valerie Hegstrom

Scholarly findings presented by researchers on topics relating to women's lives and experiences throughout history, across the world, and within ethnic, educational, and economic segments of society.

 

WS 399R Women's Studies Internships

Credit for work on an international, national, or local internship relating to issues affecting women's lives. Students will submit a written report of their internship experience.

 

WS 422 Theories of Women's Studies 

Section 001

MW 9:30am-10:45am  
Brandie R. Siegfried 

Introduction to theoretical approaches to women's studies.

 

Comms 481

 

HIST 358- Gender & History in Latin America

Section 001
TTH 1:35pm-2:50pm
Jeffery Merrill Shumway

How gender roles have been defined legally, socially, and culturally in Latin America from the colonial period to the present, emphasizing the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

 
PSYCH 306- Psychology of Gender

Section 001
MW 2:00pm-3:15pm
Wendy Ann Birmingham

Biological and social contributions to sex role development, sexual self-concept, and complementarity of sex roles.

 

SFL 461-

Section 001
TTH 12:05pm-1:20pm
William C. Duncan

Legal environment of the family system, with emphasis on husband-wife and parent-child relationships, rights, and responsibilities.

 
SOC 323- Racial & Minority- Group Relations

Section 001
TTH 9:30pm-10:45pm
Jacob S. Rugh

Social psychological and social structural analysis of racial and ethnic relations; prejudice, discrimination, responses, protests, current issues.

 
SOC 367- Soc of Gender

 

Section 002
MWF 3:00pm-3:50pm
Renata A. Tonks Forste

Gender in social institutions: family, social hierarchies, economics, education, organizations, religion, and science.

 

Winter 2015 

Fall 2014

Spring/Summer 2014

Winter 2014

Fall 2013

Spring/Summer 2013

Winter 2013

Fall 2012 

2011-2012