10 credits for 15 students. Coordinator: Jacqueline Goodman.
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.
91962 WMST 100 Intro to Women’s and Gender Studies 3 Cr. MTuWTh 11-11:50 a.m. Zwingel, S.
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 majors and minors.
91959 COMM 106 Basic Principles of Speech 3 Cr. MW 4-5:15 p.m. Tyo, L.
An introductory course in public speaking. It is a skills course informed by speech communication theory. Skills include analyzing the speaking situation, choosing appropriate topics, conducting research, organizing ideas, utilizing evidence and delivering speeches effectively. Special emphasis is given to developing critical thinking and listening abilities. Satisfies General Education FS requirement.
91960 SOCI 102 Contemporary Social Problems 3 Cr. TuTh 2-3:15 p.m. Goodman, J.
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.
90676 FY 100 First Year Success Seminar 1 Cr. Tu 2-2:50 p.m. Tyo, L.
A one-credit course meeting once a week and offering an excellent introduction to the College’s resources and how to succeed in the difficult transition from high school to college life and work. Integrated with the FIG’s theme.