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WS 222 (WS-SOC) Introduction to Global Women's Studies (fulfills the Individual & Society: Global and Cultural Awareness GE requirement)
4 sections
Section 1: MW, 1-2:15p, 117 HRCB, Prof. Roni Jo Draper (Teacher Education)
Section 2: MW, 9:30-10:45a, 117 HRCB ,Prof. Wendy Birmingham (Psychology)
Section 3: TTh, 1:35-2:50p, 117 HRCB, Prof. Lorraine Wood (English)
Section 4: TTh, 4-5:15p, 1020 JKB, Prof. Lorraine Wood (English)
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.

GWS 351 Early Modern European Women Writers
MWF, 10-10:50a, B140 JFSB, Prof. Robert Hudson
Female-authored literary texts.

GWS 370 Women in Science
TTh, 4-5:15p, 123 HRCB, Prof. Connie Lamb

GWS 390R Special Topics in Women's Studies:
Section 1: Women and Philosophy

GWS 392R Women's Studies Colloquium
F, 12-12:50p, 238 HRCB, Prof. 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.

GWS 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 on their internship experience.

GWS 422 Theories of Women's Studies
MW, 12:05-1:20p, 209 JKB, Prof. Brandie Siegfried
Introduction to theoretical approaches to women's studies.

GWS 492 Women's Studies Capstone
W, 3-4:50p, 1106 JKB, Prof. 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.


COURSES TAUGHT FALL 2019 IN OTHER DEPARTMENTS THAT COUNT TOWARDS THE GWS MINOR:

ANTHR 431 Kinship & Gender
Section 1: Tues, 9-9:50am, 820 KMBL, Prof. David Crandall
Section 2: Tues, 10-10:50am, 820 KMBL, Prof. David Crandall
Section 3: Tues, 2-2:50pm, 820 KMBL, Prof. David Crandall
Section 4: Tues, 3-3:50pm, 820 KMBL, Prof. David Crandall
Kinship theory and analysis, 1920-present. Recent issues in the anthropological treatment of gender, marriage, and family structure.

ARTHC 301 Women in Art
2:30pm-3:45pm, MW, B042 JFSB, Prof. Heather Belnap
History of women artists, critics, and patrons, along with women in representation in Western art. Consideration of theories and methodologies of feminist art history.

COMMS 481 Gender, Race, Class, & Media
5-7:30pm, Th, 270 BRMB, Prof. Tracie Cudworth
Apply critical theory to the interaction between media and underrepresented groups in society. Approaches may include stereotypes and portrayals, access to media, participation, and media ownership. Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to issues related to gender, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. Students will be inclusive of diverse viewpoints and cultures in a global society.

ENGL 396R section 1, Intersectional American Women’s Literature from 1950–present
T/TH 1:35-2:50 | B103 JFSB | Prof. Kristin Matthews
This semester's English 396 will examine questions raised by and in American women's literature from 1958–present—questions about gender, race, economics, language, self, beauty, the body, and spirituality. Reading fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, and autobiography, the course will be run as an interdisciplinary and intersectional discussion drawing from various historical, philosophical, and sociological texts to supplement our literary readings. The course emphasizes critical thinking, which we will arrive at through spirited exchange, discussion, and much writing. The class does not operate by lecture; we are collectively responsible for its intellectual activities. Texts include: Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique; Marilynne Robinson, Housekeeping; Maxine Hong Kingston, The Woman Warrior; Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye; Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun; Tracy K. Smith, Ordinary Light; Louise Gluck, Wild Iris; Claudia Rankin, Citizen: An American Lyric; and assorted readings.

HLTH 450 Women's Health Issues
MW, 11:00-12:15pm, 2004 LSB, Prof. Stephanie Lutz

HIST 384 United States Women's History
MWF, 10:00-10:50am, B060 JFSB, Prof. Rebecca DeSchweinitz

PHIL 370R (section 1) Women and Philosophy
MWF, 2-2:50pm, 4082 JFSB, Prof. Katie Paxman
This course will take a look at theoretical treatments of women and gender in the history of Western Philosophy. Starting with Plato and ending with contemporary views, we will track the place of woman in the story of human nature as told in the traditional Western Philosophical canon. We will also explore potential revisions to the canon, in the forms of writing produced by typically overlooked female philosophers, with a special focus on those in the early modern period.

POLI 319R (section 1) Race, Ethnicity, & Gender in American Politics
MW, 9-10:15am, 280 KMBL, Prof. Lisa Argyle

POLI 342 Gender & Politics
MW, 3-4:15pm, 121 MARB, Prof. Jessica Preece

POLI 472 International Political Economy of Women
TTh, 4:30-5:45pm, 280 KMBL, Prof. Andrea Kelly

PSYCH 306 Psychology of Gender*
Section 1: TTh, 8-9:15am, 1150 KMBL, Prof. Niwako Yamawaki
Section 2: MWF, 11-11:50am, 122 MARB, Prof. Dawn-Marie Wood
Section 3: MWF, 1-1:50pm, 122 MARB, Prof. Dawn-Marie Wood
Biological and social contributions to sex role development, sexual self-concept, and complementarity of sex roles. GWS minors can contact the professor for approval to waive course pre-reqs. if having trouble enrolling.
*PSYCH 306 is also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout the year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

SFL 354 Cross-Cultural Family & Human Development
Section 1: MW 2-3:15pm, 177 TLRB, Prof. Kayla Mennenga
Section 2: MW 3-4:15pm , 1020 JKB, Prof. TBD
Section 3: TTh 12:05-1:20pm, 1020 JKB, Prof. Denhi Chaney
Section 4: TTh 1:35-2:50pm, B060 JFSB, Prof. Roy Bean
Section 5: MW 9-10:15am, 227 RB, Prof. Ashley Larsen

SFL 358 Media, Family, & Human Development
MW, 3-4:15pm, 1002 JKB, Prof. Emily Davis
Aspects of media and their potential effects on family interactions and human development across the lifespan.

SOC 323 Sociology of Race & Ethnicity
Section 1: 9:30-10:45am, MW, B032 JFSB, Prof. Ryan Gabriel
Section 2: 1:35-2:50pm, TTh, B032 JFSB, Prof. Jacob Rugh
Social psychological and social structural analysis of racial and ethnic relations; prejudice, discrimination, responses, protests, current issues.

SOC 345 World Populations
Prof. Renata Forste
Soc 345 is an ONLINE SEMESTER CLASSwithinstructor and TA interaction, discussion boards and webinars that may include scheduled in person or online. SYNCHRONOUS required attendance. Please visit the sociology website for more information.

SOC 367 Sociology of Gender
Section 1: 3-4:15pm, TTh, B032 JFSB, Prof. Lisa Leake
Section 2: 12:05-1:20pm, TTh, B032 JFSB, Prof. Hayley Pierce

WS 390R Section 1: Special Topics in Women's Studies
Jane Austen: Celebrity Culture and Fandoms (Also counts as IHUM 490R credit)
TTh, 12:30-3pm, 3002 JFSB, Prof. Jane Hinckley

IAS 397R, section 1 Topics in International Area Studies: Human Rights, Truth, Justice, Victims, & Women in Post-Conflict Countries Mentored Research
(enroll as a WS 390R, section 2)
4-6pm, F, 4725 HBLL, Prof. Natalie Wright Romeri-Lewis

SFL 354 Cross-Cultural Family & Human Development
Section 1: MW 9-11:30am, B104 JFSB, Prof. Samuel Ryland

WS 222 (WS-SOC) Introduction to Global Women's Studies
(fulfills the Individual & Society: Global and Cultural Awareness GE requirement)
MW, 10a-12:30p, 116 HRCB, Prof. Bethany Beyer
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.

IAS 397R, section 2 Topics in International Area Studies: Human Rights, Truth, Justice, Victims, & Women in Post-Conflict Countries Mentored Research
(enroll as WS 390R, section 1)
F, 4-6pm, 4725 HBLL, Prof. Natalie Wright Romeri-Lewis

PSYCH 306 Psychology of Gender
Section 1: MW, 9:20-11:50am, 270 KMBL, Prof. Dawn Marie Wood

SFL 354 Cross-Cultural Family & Human Development
Section 1: TTh 8:30-10:50am, B104 JFSB, Prof. Iesha Gibbons

WS 222 (WS-SOC) Introduction to Global Women's Studies (fulfills the Individual & Society: Global and Cultural Awareness GE requirement)
4 sections

Section 1: Prof. Delys Snyder (University Writing)
Section 2: Prof. Wendy Birmingham (Psychology)
Section 3: Prof. Rob McFarland (Portuguese)
Section 4: Prof. Lorraine Wood (English)

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

WS 332 Mormon Women's History
Prof. Rachel Cope

WS 390R Section 1 Special Topics in Women's Studies: Human Rights, Truth, Justice, Victims, & Women in Post-Conflict Countries
Prof. Natalie Wright Romeri-Lewis

WS 390R Section 2 Special Topics in Women's Studies: Gender Relations in Brazilian Literature (taught in Portuguese)
Prof. Rex Nielson

WS 390R Section 3 Special Topics in Women's Studies: Early Modern Italian Women's Writers (taught in Italian)
Prof. Jennifer Haraguchi

WS 390R Section 4 Special Topics in Women's Studies: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in American Politics
Prof. Lisa Argyle

WS 392R Women's Studies Colloquium
Prof. 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 492 Women's Studies Capstone
Prof. 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.


COURSES TAUGHT IN OTHER DEPARTMENTS THAT COUNT TOWARDS THE GWS MINOR:

COMMS 481 Gender, Race, Class, & Media
Prof. Tracie Cudworth
Apply critical theory to the interaction between media and underrepresented groups in society. Approaches may include stereotypes and portrayals, access to media, participation, and media ownership. Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to issues related to gender, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. Students will be inclusive of diverse viewpoints and cultures in a global society.

ENGL 396R section 1, Women's Lit 1900- present
Prof. Kristin Matthews
Women’s Literature, English 396, will explore award-winning American Women authors---including: Willa Cather (Pulitzer), Patricia MacLachlan (Newberry), Ursula K. Le Guin (Hugo and Nebula), Marilynne Robinson (Pulitzer), Annie Dillard (Pulitzer), and Alice Walker (Pulitzer) among others. We will begin with the immigrant experience and explore women’s voices both mainstream and multicultural. Films (documentaries included) will also be viewed and discussed, including Iron Jawed Angels, the story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns and the fight for women’s suffrage.

HIST 319 The Family in Europe
Prof. Amy Harris

HLTH 450 Women's Health Issues
Prof. Stephanie Lutz

PSYCH 306 Psychology of Gender*
Prof. Niwako Yamawaki
Biological and social contributions to sex role development, sexual self-concept, and complementarity of sex roles. (*PSYCH 306 is also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.)

SFL 354 Cross-Cultural Family & Human Development
Section 1: Prof. Alyssa Witting
Section 3: Prof. Kayla Mennenga
Section 4: Prof. Jonathan Sandberg
Section 5: Prof. Lauren Barnes
Comparative study of familial, social, and other factors in development.

SOC 323 Sociology of Race & Ethnicity
Prof. Jacob Rugh
Social psychological and social structural analysis of racial and ethnic relations; prejudice, discrimination, responses, protests, current issues.

SOC 345 World Populations
Prof. Renata Forste
Soc 345 is an ONLINE SEMESTER CLASS with instructor and TA interaction, discussion boards and webinars that may include scheduled in person or online SYNCHRONOUS required attendance. Please visit the sociology website for more information.

SOC 360 Introduction to Family Sociology
Prof. Kevin Shafer

WS 222 ( WS-SOC ) Introduction to Global Women's Studies
(fulfills the Individual & Society: Global and Cultural Awareness GE requirement)

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 350 Medieval European Women Writers
Prof. Charlotte Stanford
Female-authored literary texts and literary theory concerning women.

WS 390R Section 1 Special Topics in Women's Studies: Women in the Middle East
Prof. Connie Lamb

WS 390R Section 2 Special Topics in Women's Studies: Gender, Literature, & the Family
Prof. Erin Kramer Holmes

WS 390R Section 3 Special Topics in Women's Studies: Narratives of Migration
Prof. Julie Allen

WS 390R Section 4 Special Topics in Women's Studies: Women in Philosophy

WS 390R Section 5 Special Topics in Women's Studies: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in American Politics

WS 392R Women's Studies Colloquium
Prof. 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
Prof. Rebecca de Schweinitz
Introduction to theoretical approaches to women's studies.

WS 492 Women's Studies Capstone
Prof. 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.

ANTHR 431 Kinship & Gender
Prof. David Crandall
Kinship theory and analysis, 1920-present. Recent issues in anthropological treatment of gender, marriage, and family structure.

ARTHC 301 Women in Art
Prof. Heather Belnap
History of women artists, critics, and patrons, along with women in representation in Western art. Consideration of theories and methodologies of feminist art history.

CMLIT 440R (section 1) Theme Studies Seminar: Narratives of Migration
Prof. Julie Allen
Students will read several books, many by women, and discuss women’s experiences of migration from many different perspectives.

COMMS 481 Gender, Race, Class, & Media
Prof. Tracie Cudworth
Apply critical theory to the interaction between media and underrepresented groups in society. Approaches may include stereotypes and portrayals, access to media, participation, and media ownership.Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to issues related to gender, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. Students will be inclusive of diverse viewpoints and cultures in a global society.

HIST 378 History of American Families
Prof. Karen Auman

HIST 384 U.S. Women's History
Prof. Rebecca de Schweinitz

HIST 390R (section 4) Special Topics: Radicals, Revolutionaries, and More Middling Rebels: A Transnational History of Women's Rights
Prof. Rebecca de Schweinitz

HLTH 450 Women's Health Issues
Prof. Stephanie Lutz

PHIL 340R (section 1) Special Topics in Modern Philosophy: Women and Philosophy (same as WS 390R section 5)
Prof. Katie Paxman
This course will take a look at theoretical treatments of women and gender in the history of Western Philosophy. Starting with Plato and ending with contemporary views, we will track the place of woman in the story of human nature as told in the traditional Western Philosophical canon. We will also explore potential revisions to the canon, in the forms of writing produced by typically overlooked female philosophers, with special focus on those in the early modern period. ​

POLI 319R (section 2) Race, Ethnicity, & Gender in American Politics
TTh, 1:35-2:50pm, 129 MARB, Prof. TBA

POLI 472 International Political Economy of Women
Prof. Arielle Newman

PSYCH 306 Psychology of Gender
Prof. Niwako Yamawaki and Prof. Dawn-Marie Wood

PSYCH 306 is also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

SFL 354 Cross-Cultural Family & Human Development

SFL 358 Media, Family, & Human Development
Prof. Sarah Coyne
Aspects of media and their potential effects on family interactions and human development across the lifespan.

PSYCH 306 Psychology of Gender
Biological and social contributions to sex role development, sexual self-concept, and complementarity of sex roles. GWS minors can contact the professor for approval to waive course pre-reqs.

SOC 360 Introduction to Family Sociology

WS 222 ( WS-SOC ) Introduction to Global Women's Studies (fulfills the Individual & Society: Global and Cultural Awareness GE requirement)
Prof. Melissa Goates 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.

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.

IAS 397R, section 4 Topics in International Area Studies: Mentored Research (enroll as a WS 390R)
Prof. Natalie Wright Romeri-Lewis
Mentored research course on women, human rights, and truth commissions. Work with truth commissioners on projects that real people in post-conflict

PSYCH 306 Psychology of Gender
Prof. Dawn-Marie Wood
Biological and social contributions to sex role development, sexual self-concept, and complementarity of sex roles. GWS minors can contact the professor for approval to waive course pre-reqs.

SFL 354 Cross-Cultural Family & Human Development
Prof. Tabitha Webster
Prof. Kwin Willis
Comparative study of familial, social, and other factors in development.

SFL 358 Media, Family, and Human Development
Prof. Lee Essig
Aspects of media and their potential effects on family interactions and human development across the lifespan.

SOC 323 Sociology of Race & Ethnicity
Prof. Jacob Rugh
Social psychological and social structural analysis of racial and ethnic relations; prejudice, discrimination, responses, protests, current issues.

SOC 340 Sociology of International Development (enroll as a WS 390R)
Prof. Scott Sanders

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

WS 390R Special Topics in Women's Studies: "Gender, Literature, & the Family"

WS 392R Women's Studies Colloquium
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 492R Women's Studies Capstone
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.