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2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Women and Gender Studies Minor

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Pascale Engelmajer Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Jennifer Dobby Senior Lecturer in Theatre Arts
Lilly Goren Professor of Political Science
Jennifer L. Huck Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Rebecca Imes Associate Professor of Communication
Lara Karpenko Associate Professor of English
Abigail Markwyn Associate Professor of History
Kelly Pinter Lecturer of Criminal Justice and Sociology

Women and gender studies creates an awareness of the role gender plays in human interactions, in the creation of societal institutions, and in the rankings of individuals within those institutions. Interdisciplinary in its approach to learning, courses in Women and Gender Studies enrich students’ perspectives on a variety of disciplines and provide a critical skill to those interested in understanding the dynamics of human behavior.

Learning Objectives

These learning objectives will be assessed in the interdisciplinary capstone course.

  1. Apply social scientific lenses including, sociology, criminology communication, and political science to the roles of sex and gender in historical and contemporary life.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the way that history, politics, religion, literature, or artistic works produce, reproduce, and challenge gender constructs across multiple eras and locales.
  3. Apply comparative theories of gender to historical, global, and contemporary issues.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to gather sources, analyze information, and produce an original work of research in one or more of the disciplines included in the minor.

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