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2006-2008 Undergraduate Studies Northwest Campus Bulletin: Undergraduate Course Descriptions

 

 

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Women's Studies (WOST)

WOST W200 Women in American Society (3 cr.)
An interdisciplinary course, taught from the perspective of the social and behavioral sciences, which introduces the “core” discipline areas and methodological! bibliographical tools required to do research in women’s studies. Emphasis is on the roles, socialization, and political background of women in contemporary American society; using both literature and social science research to illuminate the present status of women. Credit will not be given for both WOST W200 and WOST W201. (Fall)

WOST W201 Women in American Culture (3 cr.)
An interdisciplinary course which introduces students to “core’’ discipline areas and methodological! bibliographical tools required to do research in women’s studies. Taught from the humanities perspective, emphasis is on the roles, images, and history of women in American culture, and on the social experiences which have influenced the lives of contemporary women. Credit cannot be earned for both WOST W200 and WOST W201. (Fall)

WOST W221 Native Uses of Herbs (1 cr.)
A field experience course on Native American women’s uses of herbs, with required readings and hands-on working with plants. (Fall, Spring)

WOST W301 International Perspectives on Women (3 cr.)
Feminist analysis of women’s legal, social, and economic status in two or more cultures other than those of the U. S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe. Interdisciplinary approach. May be repeated once with a different topic. (Occasionally)

WOST W400 Topics in Women’s Studies (topic varies) (3-6 cr.)
P: WOST W200 or WOST W201 or consent of instructor. Interdisciplinary approach to selected ideas, trends, and problems in women’s studies from a social sciences perspective. Specific topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. (Fall, Spring)

WOST W401 Topics in Women’s Studies (topic varies) (3-6 cr.) Interdisciplinary approach to selected ideas, trends, and problems in women’s studies from a humanities perspective. Specific topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. (Fall, Spring)

WOST W480 Women’s Studies Practicum (3 cr.)
Internships in the Women’s Studies Program are offered to provide opportunities for students to gain work experience while serving women’s needs. This experience is combined with an academic analysis of women’s status and experience in organizations. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

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