Gender - Go figure

9 credits for 12 students. Coordinator:TBA

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. 

92131 WMST 100-F15 Intro to Women's and Gender Studies 3 Cr. TuTh 12:30-1:45 p.m. TBA
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.Satisfies General Education FS requirements.

92126 COMP 101-F15 Writing and Critical Thinking 4 Cr. MW 5:30-6:45 p.m. plus 1 hour TBA  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.

90603 FY 100 First Year Success Seminar 2 Cr. W 11-12:15 p.m. Geating, B.
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.