WS101 Introduction to Women’s Studies: Gender and Power

3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)  An overview of women’s issues including violence against women, media images, economics, sexuality, spirituality and a global perspective on women’s concerns. This is a process-oriented class that personalizes readings and lectures by interaction in small group discussion. Focuses on contextual understanding of women’s history and experience; past, present and future. For additional Women’s Studies related courses see SP 220 Gender and Communication and ENG260 Women Writers.