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2016-2017 Tentative Core Course Offerings

This page contains the tentative course offerings for 2016-2017 by the Women's & Gender Studies Department. The schedule is based on instructor availability and is subject to change at any time. For more details about times, days, and locations of courses contact the WGS Department office at 756-1525. Use PASS to plan your schedule. Please see Table 1 for Fall 2016 tentative core course offerings. See Table 2 for Winter 2017 tentative core course offerings. See Table 3 for Spring 2017 tentative core course offerings. Finally, see Table 4 for tentative elective course offerings for each quarter of the 2016-17 academic year.

Table 1: Fall 2016
Course Number Course Name
WGS 201 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies in the U.S. (GE D1, USCP) (6 sections)
WGS 301 Contemporary Issues in WGS: Social Movements in the US
WGS 340 Sexuality Studies (GE D5) (3 sections)
WGS/PSY 324 Psychology of Gender
WGS/ES 350 Gender, Race, Science and Technology (GE F, USCP) (2 sections)
WGS/RELS 370 Religion, Gender & Society (GE C4, USCP) (2 sections)
Table 2: Winter 2017
Course Number Course Name
WGS 201 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies in the U.S. (GE D1, USCP) (6 sections)
WGS/ART 316 Women as Subject and Object in Art History
WGS/ES 350 Gender, Race, Culture, Science and Technology (GE F, USCP)
WGS 340 Sexuality Studies (GE D5)
WGS/HIST 435 American Women's History From 1870 (USCP)
WGS 450 Feminist Theory (USCP)
Table 3: Spring 2017
Course Number Course Name
WGS 201 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies in the U.S. (GE D1, USCP) (3 sections)
WGS 301 Contemporary Issues in Women's and Gender Studies: Ecofeminism, Environmental Justice, and Radical Ecologies (GE D5, USCP)
WGS 301 Contemporary Issues in Women's and Gender Studies: Hacking, Making, and Sharing (GE D5, USCP)
WGS/SOC 311 Sociology of Gender (2 sections)
WGS 320 Women in Global Perspective (GE D5) (2 sections)
WGS/RELS 370 Religion, Gender and Society (GE D5) (2 sections)
WGS/ES 350 Gender, Race, Culture, Science and Technology (GE F, USCP)

Table 4: Tentative WGS elective course offerings 2016-2017
Course Number/Name Fall
2016
Winter
2017
Spring
2017
ANT 470: Meaning, Gender & Identity     X
ART 316: Woman As Subject/Object in Art History   X  
COMS 315: Intergroup Communication      
COMS 316: Intercultural Communication X    
COMS 319: Critical Cultural Studies and Communication      
COMS 421: Gender and Communication     X
ENGL 345: Women Writers of the 20th Century
(GE C4, USCP)
  X X
ENGL 349: Gender in 20th Century Literature
(GE C4, USCP)
    X
ENGL 382: LGBT in Literature and Media     X
ENGL 439: Gender in Medieval Literature     X
ENGL 449: Early American Women Writers     X
ENGL 449: African American Women Writers     X
ENGL 449: Fictions of Fallen Women      
ENGL 469: Women's Rhetoric(s): Defintions, Contexts, Issues      
ENGL 495: Language and Gender      
ES 300: Chicano/a Non-Fiction Literature
(GE C4, USCP) (2 sections)
    X
ES 325: Sex and Gender in African American Communities (USCP)      
HIST 421: History of Prostitution   X  
HIST 458: Gender and Sexuality in Modern Europe      
KINE 260: Women's Health Issues (GE D4, USCP) X X X
KINE 323: Sport and Gender (GE D5, USCP) X X X
MU 324: Iconic Women in Arab Music   X X
MU 328: Women In Music (GE C4, USCP)     X
PHIL 336: Feminist Ethics, Gender & Society
(GE C4, USCP)
     
POLS 310: Politics of Ethnicity and Gender (USCP)      
PSY 304: Intergroup Dialogues     X
TH 305: Topics in Diversity on the American Stage      
WGS/ES 351: Global Engineering: Gender, Race, Class, Nation (GE D5)      
WGS 400: Special Problems-for Advanced Undergrads. Department Approval Required. X X X

For elective courses in the WGS minor, please consult Cal Poly's Course Catalog page for typical term offered.

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