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Women's and Gender Studies
Curtin Hall 535, (414) 229-5918, http://uwm.edu/womens-gender-studies/

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION:
1. Students who enroll in a WGS course and do not meet all prerequisites will be administratively dropped.

2. Students who miss the first week of a WGS course without having contacted the instructor in advance may be administratively dropped. Students who miss the first day of classes may also be subject to this policy.

Women's & Gender Studies Cross-listed Courses appear below under "ADDITIONAL COURSES - WOMEN'S AND GENDER STUDIES" Contact Women's & Gender Studies for more information. The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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WGS-150: Multicultural America (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

Cross-cultural and interdisciplinary study of U.S. ethnic and racial identities and experiences, with special attention paid to women's and gender issues.

Notes:
Cultures and Communities Prog course; req'd service learning component. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001
25766 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/03-12/12 Grensavitch, Krista MIT 195  

WGS-192: First-Year Seminar: (3 units; U ; HU)

Specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.

Notes:
Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Masculinities and Post-Apocalyptic Fiction
HU   3 SEM 001
25765 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Barth, Dylan NWQ 1935 PDF
Audit never allowed.

WGS-200: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies: A Social Science Perspective (3 units; U ; SS)

An interdisciplinary course with focus on social science approaches to the situation of women.

Notes:
May not be taken for cr if WGS(Wmns) 201 or L&S-Hum 201 is also taken. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001
18402 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Merkle, Katlyn AUP 191  
SS   3 LEC 002
25767 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Colip, Zoe MIT 195  
SS   3 LEC 003
23364 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Nelson, Christina MIT 195  

WGS-201: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies: A Humanities Perspective (3 units; U ; HU)

An interdisciplinary course with focus on humanities approaches to the situation of women.

Notes:
May not be taken for cr if WGS(Wmns) 200 or L&S SS 200 is also taken. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001
18399 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Hjelle, Elizabeth MIT 195  
HU   3 LEC 002
18400 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Grensavitch, Krista MIT 195  
HU   3 LEC 003
25635 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Cooke, Sarah MIT 195  

WGS-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially-prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101
18395 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  

WGS-401: Global Feminisms (3 units; U/G )

Interdisciplinary study of women and gender in international perspective, including topics such as work, religion, ideology, and UN conferences.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & WGS(Wmns) 200(P) or 201(P); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
22039 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Pitt, Kristin CRT 309  
Undergraduate credit only this semester.

WGS-410: Feminist Theory (3 units; U/G )

Interdisciplinary survey of theories that shape and inform women's studies and feminist scholarship.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; WGS(Wmns) 200(P) or 201(P); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
18397 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Favara, Jeremiah MIT 191 Word
Consent required to audit.

WGS-489: Internship in Women's and Gender Studies (1 - 3 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of Women's and Gender Studies in an appropriate organizational, educational, business, or political setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; WGS(Wmns) 200(P), 201(P), 500(P), or 501(P); 2.50 gpa & cons Women's and Gender Studies Prog dir.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 FLD 001
18401 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

WGS-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially-prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101
18396 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  

WGS-500: Advanced Social Science Seminar in Women's and Gender Studies: (3 units; U/G )

Theoretical foundations of feminist research and exploration of the tools, methodology and analytical skills employed in interdisciplinary women's and gender studies scholarship.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr combined max for WGS(Wmns) 500 & 501. Prereq: jr st; 6 cr in women's and gender studies.

Theoretical foundations of feminist research and exploration of the tools, methodology and analytical skills employed in interdisciplinary women's and gender studies scholarship.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr combined max for WGS(Wmns) 500 & 501. Prereq: jr st; 6 cr in women's and gender studies.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Queer Color of Critique
    3 SEM 001
23366 4:30 PM-7:10 PM M 09/09-12/12 Favara, Jeremiah CRT B12 Word
Queer Color of Critique
    3 SEM 001
Graduate
27871 4:30 PM-7:10 PM M 09/09-12/12 Favara, Jeremiah CRT B12  

WGS-500G: Advanced Social Science Seminar in Women's and Gender Studies: (3 units; U/G )

Theoretical foundations of feminist research and exploration of the tools, methodology and analytical skills employed in interdisciplinary women's and gender studies scholarship.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr combined max for WGS(Wmns) 500 & 501. Prereq: jr st; 6 cr in women's and gender studies.

Theoretical foundations of feminist research and exploration of the tools, methodology and analytical skills employed in interdisciplinary women's and gender studies scholarship.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr combined max for WGS(Wmns) 500 & 501. Prereq: jr st; 6 cr in women's and gender studies.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Queer Color of Critique
    3 SEM 001
23366 4:30 PM-7:10 PM M 09/09-12/12 Favara, Jeremiah CRT B12 Word
Queer Color of Critique
    3 SEM 001
Graduate
27871 4:30 PM-7:10 PM M 09/09-12/12 Favara, Jeremiah CRT B12  

WGS-699: Independent Reading (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced independent work under supervision of a Wmns Stds faculty or instructional academic staff member. Students must submit study proposal. For more information, consult Wmns Stds Prog asst dir.

Notes:
May be retaken for cr. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, Womens & Gender Studies Prog dir & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
18376 - 09/03-12/12 Grensavitch, Krista ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002
18377 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

WGS-700: Feminist Issues and Scholarship (3 units; G )

Advanced introduction to feminist scholarship and research in multiple disciplines and introduction to the disciplinary history of Women's Studies.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001
18403 3:30 PM-6:10 PM T 09/09-12/12 Eichner, Carolyn CRT 535B  
Consent required to audit.

WGS-710: Advanced Feminist Theory (3 units; G )

Interdisciplinary graduate-level seminar on introductory themes, issues, and conflicts in feminist theory.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001
22047 4:30 PM-7:10 PM W 09/03-12/12 Favara, Jeremiah CRT 535B Word
Consent required to audit.

WGS-820: Women's and Gender Studies Graduate Practicum (3 units; G )

Internship, field experience, or related practical experience that provides students the opportunity to apply feminist theories and research methods in a practical context.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; WGS 710(P) & 711(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 FLD 001
23369 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    3 FLD 002
23370 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

WGS-888: Candidate for Degree (0 units; G )

Available for graduate students who must meet minimum credit load requirements.

Notes:
Enroll for 1 cr; fee for 1 cr assessed. Student schedule will show 1N cr; this will be changed to 0 cr for grade report & permanent record. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    0 IND 001
18383 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    0 IND 002
18384 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

WGS-990: Research and Thesis (1 - 3 units; G )

Reserved for research in connection with master's thesis.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
18387 - 09/03-12/12 Mansson McGinty, Anna ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002
18388 - 09/03-12/12 Kennedy, Gwynne ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

WGS-999: Advanced Independent Work (1 - 6 units; G )

Independent reading or project; topic selected in agreement with supervising professor.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st; cons Wmns dir.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 001
18391 - 09/03-12/12 Mansson McGinty, Anna ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 002
18392 - 09/03-12/12 Favara, Jeremiah ROOM TBA  

 
Additional Courses - Women's and Gender Studies
 
BIO SCI-206: Biology of Women (3 units; U ; NS)

An anatomical and physiological view of the human female life cycle with emphasis on women's health.

Notes:
Prereq: course in biology.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS (FEE) 3 LEC 201
20958 - 09/03-12/12 Bott, Terry ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

BUS ADM-441: Diversity in Organizations (3 units; U/G ; FEE)

Conceptual and experiential understanding of cultural values and practices among diverse groups in organizations. Addresses institutional and personal discrimination, stereotyping and prejudice.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 443 with similar title. Prereq: jr st, admis to Bus Adm major, & Bus Adm 330(C); or grad st.

Conceptual and experiential understanding of cultural values and practices among diverse groups in organizations. Addresses institutional and personal discrimination, stereotyping and prejudice.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 443 with similar title. Prereq: jr st, admis to Bus Adm major, & Bus Adm 330(C); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 001
20864 2:00 PM-4:40 PM R 09/03-12/12 Ragins, Belle LUB S241  
Additional Tuition $21.22/cr.
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 001
Graduate
24311 2:00 PM-4:40 PM R 09/03-12/12 Ragins, Belle LUB S241  
Consent required to audit.

BUS ADM-441G: Diversity in Organizations (3 units; U/G ; FEE)

Conceptual and experiential understanding of cultural values and practices among diverse groups in organizations. Addresses institutional and personal discrimination, stereotyping and prejudice.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 443 with similar title. Prereq: jr st, admis to Bus Adm major, & Bus Adm 330(C); or grad st.

Conceptual and experiential understanding of cultural values and practices among diverse groups in organizations. Addresses institutional and personal discrimination, stereotyping and prejudice.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 443 with similar title. Prereq: jr st, admis to Bus Adm major, & Bus Adm 330(C); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 001
20864 2:00 PM-4:40 PM R 09/03-12/12 Ragins, Belle LUB S241  
Additional Tuition $21.22/cr.
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 001
Graduate
24311 2:00 PM-4:40 PM R 09/03-12/12 Ragins, Belle LUB S241  
Consent required to audit.

COMMUN-401: Communication in Marital and Family Relationships (3 units; U )

Social scientific approach to the study of communication in marital/family relationships. Examination of theory and research concerning communication processes in marital/family relationships.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Commun 101(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
22467 - 09/03-12/12   ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
23547 - 09/03-12/12   ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Consent required to audit.

COMMUN-402: Gender and Communication (3 units; U )

Course focuses on interactive relationships between gender, communication, and culture; in particular, the ways in which communication creates and perpetuates gendered identities and gendered interaction.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 002
21551 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/03-12/12 Orcholski, Megan MER 348  
Consent required to audit.
    3 LEC 003
25788 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Orcholski, Megan MER 248  
Consent required to audit.

COMPLIT-365: Literatures and Cultures of the Americas: (3 units; U/G )

Comparative study of the literatures and cultural expressions of three or more national, ethnic, or linguistic traditions within North and South America and the Caribbean.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

Comparative study of the literatures and cultural expressions of three or more national, ethnic, or linguistic traditions within North and South America and the Caribbean.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Gender and Protest
    3 LEC 001
27188 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Pitt, Kristin CRT 209 PDF
Gender and Protest
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
27189 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Pitt, Kristin CRT 209 PDF

COMPLIT-365G: Literatures and Cultures of the Americas: (3 units; U/G )

Comparative study of the literatures and cultural expressions of three or more national, ethnic, or linguistic traditions within North and South America and the Caribbean.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

Comparative study of the literatures and cultural expressions of three or more national, ethnic, or linguistic traditions within North and South America and the Caribbean.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Gender and Protest
    3 LEC 001
27188 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Pitt, Kristin CRT 209 PDF
Gender and Protest
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
27189 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Pitt, Kristin CRT 209 PDF

CRM JST-385: Women and Criminal Justice (3 units; U )

A study of female crime and delinquency, and how the criminal justice system responds to female crime.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
25954 - 09/03-12/12 Sheeran, Alyssa ONLINE WEB  
Special course fee of $275.00 charged in addition to regular tuition. Conducted completely online; computer and Internet access required.

ECON-248: Economics of Discrimination (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Use of economic theory to examine the history, current status, and policies regarding various minority groups in the United States. Applications include education, housing, jobs.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001
26789 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 McCool, Joseph BOL B40  

ENGLISH-776: Women Writers: (3 units; G )

A course focusing on the major women writers of a period or genre, or in relation to specified themes.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Greatest Hits
    3 LEC 001
25735 4:00 PM-6:40 PM M 09/09-12/12 Kennedy, Gwynne CRT 203 Word

ETHNIC-255: Migration and Gender: Starbucks, Sex Trafficking, and Nannies (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

Changing roles of women in the global marketplace; effects of migration on gender and family life.

Notes:
Counts as a repeat of Ethnic 250 with similar title. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001
20216 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Hernandez, Kimberly MER 315 PDF

ETHNIC-275: Queer Migrations (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

How gender, race, and sexuality shape the migration processes; how concerns about sexuality shape U.S. immigration and citizenship policy; how mass migrations transform diverse queer communities.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Ethnic 250 w/similar topic. Ethnic 275 & LGBT 275 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001
23458 4:00 PM-6:40 PM T 09/03-12/12 Monson, Tyler MER 211  

ETHNIC-325: Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in Milwaukee: (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

Influxes into the U.S. of migrants from Europe, Latin America, and elsewhere; evolution of conflict and division; particular attention to Civil Rights and deindustrialization.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
City of Festivals, City of Division
CD,HU   3 SEM 001
21638 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Bruce, Jonathan MER 315  
Consent required to audit.

HEBR ST-332: Women in the Bible (3 units; U )

Analyzes stories about women in the Old Testament from a literary, cultural and historical perspective; includes how these texts have influenced modern views of women.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
20480 - 09/03-12/12 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

HIST-242: Women and Gender in Europe: 1750 to the Present (3 units; U ; HU)

Social, economic, cultural, religious and political aspects of the history of women and gender from the Enlightenment to the present.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001
24669 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Miller, Randolph HLT 180  

JAMS-111: Gender and the Media (3 units; U ; HU)

How gender representations in popular media inform and construct our understandings of the world; gender in popular culture, including new media; critical analysis of representations.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in JAMS 460. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001
21821 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Lohman, Eric MER 131 Word
Consent required to audit.

LGBT-200: Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies (3 units; U ; HU)

Explores ideas about sexual identity and community through theory, literature, film, photography, music, and popular culture.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001
19080 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Masannat, Siwar MIT 361  
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 202
22241 - 09/03-12/12 Charles, B ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

POL SCI-110: Sex and Power (3 units; U ; SS)

Study of gender, sex, and sexuality as determined by law, power, and politics.

Notes:
Prereq: none.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001
25757 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Ferguson, Kennan BOL B60  

PSYCH-319: Gay and Lesbian Psychology (3 units; U ; SS)

Psychological theory and research on sexual orientation.

Notes:
Foundations course. Prereq: jr st; Psych 101(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001
20504 4:30 PM-7:10 PM R 09/03-12/12 Payne, Kristen BOL B40  

PSYCH-320: Psychology of Women (3 units; U ; SS)

Psychological theory and research on how gender influences our thinking, feelings, and behavior.

Notes:
Foundations course. Prereq: jr st; Psych 101(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 201
25512 - 09/03-12/12 Kunz, Jennifer ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

SOC WRK-630: Families and Poverty (2 - 3 units; U/G )

Description of families in poverty and analysis of historical and contemporary national and state policies aimed at reducing poverty.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; one prior course in Soc Wrk recom.

Description of families in poverty and analysis of historical and contemporary national and state policies aimed at reducing poverty.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; one prior course in Soc Wrk recom.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
26320 1:00 PM-3:40 PM M 09/09-12/12 Thomas, Mary NWQ G578  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
26321 1:00 PM-3:40 PM M 09/09-12/12 Thomas, Mary NWQ G578  

SOC WRK-630G: Families and Poverty (2 - 3 units; U/G )

Description of families in poverty and analysis of historical and contemporary national and state policies aimed at reducing poverty.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; one prior course in Soc Wrk recom.

Description of families in poverty and analysis of historical and contemporary national and state policies aimed at reducing poverty.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; one prior course in Soc Wrk recom.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
26320 1:00 PM-3:40 PM M 09/09-12/12 Thomas, Mary NWQ G578  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
26321 1:00 PM-3:40 PM M 09/09-12/12 Thomas, Mary NWQ G578  

SOC WRK-771: Development of the Family Over the Life Span (3 units; G )

The family as a social system as it engages in various developmental tasks throughout the life cycle and in interaction with the social context; social work implications of relevant theories and research.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
20802 - 09/03-12/12 Casali, Michael ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275 in addition to regular tuition will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access required.

SOCIOL-250: Sex and Gender (3 units; U ; SS)

The study of sexual inequality; changing work and family roles in industrialized societies; the social construction of gender; sociological understandings of sexual diversity.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st or a Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001
25936 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Dorshorst, Emily LUB N130  

SOCIOL-260: Blood, Sex, Money, Power: Families and Intimate Relationships (3 units; U ; SS)

The social forces that shape inequality within, and the formation and maintenance of, marriage and other intimate relationships across diverse groups.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st or a Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 201
23222 - 09/03-12/12 Chesley, Noelle ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

SOCIOL-928: Seminar in Social Organization: (3 units; G )

Study of conceptual approaches used in analyzing social organization: social stratification, complex organization, urbanization, small groups in mass society. Specific topics and any additional prerequisites announced in schedule of classes each time course is offered.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic & cons advisor to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Sociology of Sex and Gender
    3 SEM 001
22440 2:30 PM-5:10 PM R 09/03-12/12 Costello, Cary BOL 757  

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