2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Nov 28, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook
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WMST 101 - Introduction to Women’s Studies

Credits: 3
Introduces the methods and concerns of women’s studies drawing from history, psychology, sociology, law and language concerns.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the biological fact of sex traits and how these become socially constructed into gender roles of femininity and masculinity.
  2. Be able to analyze the influence of various social institutions such as family, school, religion, law, politics, language and economics in the social construction process..
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of gender bias present in various psychological theories.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of the historical development of feminism.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of social oppression and of how class, race, heterosexism and gender are used to maintain patriarchal authority in our society.
  6. Demonstrate awareness of how gender influences one’s “life changes” in a global village.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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