Women's Studies Course Offerings

Women's Studies Course Offerings-FALL 2014

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Undergraduate Minor:

Core Courses

WOMS 230
Women, Sex, and Gender Today
MWF 10:00-10:50 a.m.
Littauer

WOMS 432
Feminist Theory
TTH 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Swanson

Electives

WOMS 430.1
Special Topics in Women's Studies: Girl Lit (cross-listed)
TTH 3:30-4:45 p.m.
Swanson

WOMS 430.2
Special Topics in Women's Studies: Theories of the Body
MW 2:00-3:15 p.m.
Schewe

WOMS 430.3
Special Topics in Women's Studies: Queer Theory
MW 3:30-4:45
Littauer

WOMS 434
Language & Gender (cross-listed)
W 6:00-8:40 p.m.
Aygen

WOMS 436.1 
Current Debates Seminar in Women & Gender: Sex Trafficking
TTH 1:00-2:15 p.m.
Dawson

WOMS 436.YE1
Current Debates Seminar in Women & Gender: Women's Self Representation
ONLINE & 3 meetings @ NIU Rockford (1:00-4:00 p.m., 9/13, 10/18 & 12/06)
Schlosser

ENGL 400
Literary Topics: Girl Lit (cross-listed)
TTH 3:30-4:45 p.m.
Swanson

ENGL 434X
Language & Gender (cross-listed)
W 6:00-8:40 p.m.
Aygen

FCNS 384
Asian American Families
ONLINE
Surjadi

FCNS 406
Global Food & Nutrition Issues
M 6:00-8:40 p.m.
Quinn

FCNS 464
Social Psychology of Dress & Appearance
MW 2:00-3:15 p.m.
Cosbey

FLSP 439
Women Authors in Hispanic Literature
MW 3:00-4:15 p.m.
Saborio

HIST 353
Women in African History
TTH 2:00-3:15 p.m.
Djata

LGBT 350
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies
TTH 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Catherwood

PHHE 306.2
Human Sexuality
W 6:10-8:50
Wittrup

PHHE 406
Sexuality Education
T 6:10-8:50 p.m.
Wittrup

POLS 373
Women and Politics
ONLINE
Hannagan

POLS 411
Constitutional Law II
TTH 3:30-4:45
Swedlow

PSYC 424
Adolescent Development
TTH 8:00-9:15 a.m.
Mounts

SOCI 356
Health, Aging & Society
T,TH 2:00-3:15 p.m.
Moremen

SOCI 357
The Sociology of Gender
TTH 8:00-9:15 a.m.
Crawford

SOCI 450
Social Inequality
MWF 10:00-10:50 a.m.
Walther

The following courses may count toward the minor with the advance* approval of the Women's Studies Director:

WOMS 390*
Internship in Women's Studies
TBD
Myers
Download and complete the Internship form prior to meeting with Dr. Myers.

WOMS 439*
Independent Study
TBD
Myers
Download and complete the Independent Study form prior to meeting with Dr. Myers.

*Approval required at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the semester. Call 815-753-1038 or email kmyers@niu.edu for approval.

 

Graduate Certificates:

Core Courses

WOMS 620
Feminist Theory
M 6:00-8:40
Myers

Electives

WOMS 530.1
Special Topics in Women's Studies: Theories of the Body
MW 2:00-3:15 p.m.
Schewe

WOMS 530.2
Special Topics in Women's Studies: Sex Trafficking
TTH 1:00-2:15 p.m.
Dawson

WOMS 610
Topics in Women's Studies: Queer Theory
M,W 3:30-4:45
Littauer

WOMS 625
Museums: Gender, Race & Class (cross-listed)
T 2:00-4:40 p.m.
Levin

COMS 640
Seminar in Communication & Gender
M 6:00-8:40 p.m.
Cady

FCNS 602
Issues in Eating Disorders & Obesity
ONLINE
Ozier

FCNS 674
Clothing & Human Behavior
MW 2:00-3:15 p.m.
Cosbey

PHHE 506
Sexuality Education
T 6:10-8:50 p.m.
Wittrup

SOCI 550
Social Inequality
MWF 10:00-10:50 a.m.
Walther

The following courses may count toward the minor with the advance* approval of the Women's Studies Director:

ENGL 607.3
Topics in Lit: Museums & Public Narratives of...
T 2:00-4:40 p.m.
Levin

EPFE 590.P1
Workshop in Education: Black? Brown? Poor? Undocumented? Incarcerated? Is the lack of Access to Quality
Education for MLK's "Other America" Putting Our Democracy at Risk?
Online w/ 3 face-to face meetings (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; 9/27, 10/25 & 11/22)
Swick

HIST 610.1
Reading Seminar in U.S. History: Gender & War
M 6:00-8:40 p.m.
Wingfield

HIST 610.2
Reading Seminar in U.S. History: Capitalism
T 6:00-8:40 p.m.
Hanley

HIST 610.3
Reading Seminar in U.S. History: U.S. Relations S & SE Asia
TH 6:00-8:40 p.m.
Klymer

WOMS 602*
Internship in Women's Studies
TBD
Myers
Download and complete the Internship form prior to meeting with Dr. Myers.

WOMS 639*
Independent Study
TBD
Myers
Download and complete the Independent Study form prior to meeting with Dr. Myers. 

*Approval required at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the semester. Call 815-753-1038 or email kmyers@niu.edu for approval.

LAW SCHOOL COURSES

LAW 795** (8 sections offered)
Directed Research
TBD
Multiple 

**Topic and placement require advance approval by associate dean of the College of Law and director of Women’s Studies. Approval required at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the semester. Call 815-753-1038 or email Dr. Kristen Myers at kmyers@niu.edu for Women's Studies approval; Call 815-753-1060 or email Dean David Gaebler at dgaebler@niu.edu for College of Law approval.