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Graduate courses

WGS graduate courses

WGS 8301. Gender and Sexuality: Feminist Approaches. Interdisciplinary introduction to the major debates, theoretical terms, and research methods in feminist, gender, sexuality, and queer studies. It is the first course requirement for the WGS certificate program.

WGS 8302. Gender and Pedagogy. Feminist theories of teaching and learning; gender and diversity in the classroom; critical pedagogy.

WGS 8393. Queer Theory. History and development of queer theory. Key intellectual antecedents, significant theorists, and current trends. How sexuality intersects with gender, race, class, nationality, ability, and religion.

WGS 8989. Independent Study. Work in a tutorial relationship with an individual faculty member or in a student seminar, subject to faculty approval, should several students share a common interest. May be repeated for credit more than once if there is no duplication in topic, but students may earn only up to 3 credits per semester of enrollment.