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Summer and Fall 2014 Courses

Summer 2014

PSY 3210: Psychology of Women (3 credits)

Examination of developmental characteristics of women, myths and stereotypes, sex roles, sexuality, lifestyles, values, achievement, motivation, power, mental health, and mental disorders in women. The empirical study of psychological issues of women will be emphasized.

Deborah Buchanan, Psychology                                                                                          Web


 SOC 3080: Gender and Sexualities (3 credits)

Gender and sexuality in American society and cross-culturally, with consideration to the rold of gender in structuring identity, male/female interaction, and constraints on expanding opportunities.

Ying Ma, Sociology                                                                                                            Web


Fall 2014

WS 2050: Women and Culture - Service Learning Section (3 credits)

Prerequisite: ENGL 1020

An introduction to fundamental principlas of women's studies, including cultural roles, depictions and experiences of women past and present, the cultural construction of gender, and the impact of feminist movements upon women's lives.

Jill Eichhorn, Women's and Gender Studies                                                       TR 2:20 - 3:35pm


WS 2050: Women and Culture (3 credits)

Prerequisite: ENGL 1020. 

See course description above.

Beatrix Brockman, Languages & Literature                                                                           Web


WS 2060: Introduction to LGBTQ Studies - Service Learning Section (3 credits)

Prerequisite: ENGL 1020

An introduction to fundamental principles of women's studies, especially the cultural roles, depictions and experiences of women, past and present; the cultural construction of gender and the impact of feminist movements on women's lives.

Barbara Lee Gray, Women's and Gender Studies                                            MW 2:30 - 3:55 pm


WS 4010: Capstone Seminar (3 credits)

Prerequisites: WS 2050 and 3 hours of WS courses

Students will examine upper-division readings in feminist theory, culminating in research project and presentation.

Jill Eichhorn, Women's and Gender Studies                                                    MW 2:20 - 3:45 pm


SOC 3080: Gender & Sexualities - Hybrid (3 credits)

Gender and sexuality in American society and cross-culturally, with consideration to the role of gender in structuring identity, male/female interaction, and constraints on expanding opportunities.

Jonniann Butterfield, Sociology                                                                    MW 1:25 - 2:20 pm


HIST 4670: Women in American History (3 credits)

The roles of women in the social, economic, and political development of the United States. Contributions of women and the historical significance of their attitudes in the liberal reform eras in American history.

Minoa Uffelman, History                                                                   MWF 11:15 am - 12:10 pm


HHP 3410: Health Disparities (3 credits)

Prerequisite: HHP 2050, WS 2050, 2000-level sociology courses, or permission of the instructor.

Examines the role of gender, race/ethnicity, and class on health status and access to health care in the U.S.

Melissa Gomez, Health and Human Performance (2 sections)                    TR 8:00am - 9:25 am & 11:10 - 12:35 pm


HHP 4080: Psychology Aspects of Human Sexuality (3 credits)

Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department chair.

The focus is on the human or personal aspect of sexuality. Emphasis is placed on attitudes, emotions, and behavior patterns as related to the development of healthy sexual lifestyles rather than on the anatomy and physiology of the reproductive system. Students are encouraged to integrate their own life experiences with the academic materials.

Lisa Lewis, Health & Human Performance                                                  MWF 12:20 - 1:15 pm


POLS 4340: Family Law (3 credits)

Examination of the legal issues involved in marriage, divorce, child custody, child support, and adoption.

Julia North, Political Science                                                                         TR 12:45 - 2:10 pm


PSY 3210: Psychology of Women (3 credits)

See course description above.

Nicole Knickmeyer, Psychology                                                                                          Web


CLAS 3520: Women in Antiquity (3 credits)

Prerequisite: ENGL 2030

A study of women in the ancient Greek and Roman world through library, art historical, and archaeological material.

Stephen Kershner, Classics                                                                          TR 12:45 - 2:10 pm