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Gender - Go figure

12 credits 15 students. Coordinator: C. Doran

What does gender have to do with culture, social issues, forms of communication, the jobs we are hired for and the pay we receive? How is gender related to sexuality, domestic life, and violence, power? How do gender relations differ and/or stay the same across cultures? This FIG will examine and debate these issues as well as the ways in which, class, and race intersect with gender.

94519 COMP 101-F15 Writing and Critical Thinking 4 Cr. MW 4:00-5:15pm Jewell, R.
Encourages development of writing, critical thinking and the use of information resources. Addresses how language permits communication, shapes thought, and changes through time. Satisfies General Education FW requirement. Plus one hour TBA.

94966 SOCI 102-F15 Contemporary Social Problems 3 Cr. TuTh 9:30-10:45am Sorensen, A.
American capitalism; nature of sexual, racial and economic inequality; contemporary American institutions: family, educational systems and systems of social control; and American culture. Satisfies General Education SA and FC requirements.

94974 WMST 100-F15Intro to Women's & Gender Studies 3 Cr. TuTh 11-12:15pm Doran, C.

As the foundation course for the Women's and Gender Studies program, this course provides an Introduction to the multidisciplinary field of women's and gender studies. By exploring feminist theories, paradigms, and critiques, the course offers opportunities to examine gender relations among women and men, explore the relationships among gender, race, class, and sexual orientation, and examine feminist struggles worldwide for equality and justice.This course fulfills the WMST100/Pol125 requirement for Women's and Gender Studies major and minor.

93551 FY 100-F15 @First Year Success Seminar 2 Cr. Th 4:30-5:45pm Bayliss, R.
The First-Year Success Seminar (FYSS) is a two-credit course designed to accelerate students' transition to SUNY Potsdam. FYSS provides students with the opportunity to become integrated into the life of the campus by exploring their academic and social development. A strong emphasis is placed on critical inquiry ? enhancing reading and writing, time management, and study skills. In addition, the course provides an orientation to campus resources and services and encourages self-exploration and personal development