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Effective Fall 2014. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
GWS100 Introduction to Feminist Studies Credit Hours: 3.00
Interdisciplinary survey and analysis of women's issues in structured inequalities and globalization. Includes feminist studies: study of gender, culture, and society; theoretical approaches to gender; learning gender socialization; contemporary feminist issues: socialization, work, and family; body and health issues; gender issues and intimacy; gender and the economy; gender, politics, government, and the military; gender, education, creativity, and language; and gender and spirituality.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
GWS201 La Chicana Credit Hours: 3.00
Interdisciplinary analysis of Chicanas/Mexicanas' status in the United States. Includes Chicana/Mexicana scholarship and Social Justice Movements, and Chicana/Mexicana feminism in the Southwest, Chicana/Mexicana community empowerment, Chicanas/Mexicanas on the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Information: Same as MAS 201.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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GWS280 Feminist Research Methods Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduces research methods applied in contemporary feminist research. Includes introduction to feminist research, research methods, methodologies, and epistemology, feminist construction of knowledge, feminist research as Theory in Action, qualitative research methods/cross-cultural approaches, feminist research issues of power, academic visibility, empowerment, ethics, social justice and agency, and implications of feminist research.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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