2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
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2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HUMN 205 - Intro to Women’s Studies

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100  or ENGL 200  

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course introduces students to the ideas and literature of the women’s rights movement in the United States and in other countries and cultures throughout the world. The course is structured as a survey of the major issues considered in women’s studies programs today. Students read several classic and modern works of feminist theory and discuss the impact of these ideas on the lives of women and men today.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Show proficiency with the specialized vocabulary and historical contexts of the field of literary studies
  2. Demonstrate an ability to synthesize ideas from primary and/or secondary sources
  3. Evaluate the aesthetic and didactic aspects of a text