Gender and Women's Studies

Winter 2009

General Education Info: GFR | GEP (for students starting Fall 2007)

GWST 290A Issues in Women's Studies Issues and                    3 credits
          Phases in Women's Health                          
ONLINE COURSE - This course will provide an overview of issues in women's health as they occur in various phases of women's lives. Course material will focus on both the biological understandings and social meanings of puberty, menstruation, reproduction and menopause. We will also discuss specific health issues that women face including chronic diseases, STDs, HIV/AIDS, and cancer. Throughout the course, we will address the specific health needs of women from different races, cultures, and ethnicities. For more information contact jodik@umbc.edu.
          Grade  Method: REG/P-F/AUD  THIS COURSE IS
[7500] 9131 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             KELBER-KAYE, J
            TBA                       (WEB ...)

GWST 353  Marriage and the Family                                 3 credits
Marriage and family as social institutions. Primary relationships in marriage, their development in courtship, formalization in marriage and extension to children. The course draws on materials from related disciplines, as well as from sociology. Special emphasis on marriage and change in sex roles in modern societies. Note: Also listed as SOCY 353. Prerequisite: SOCY 101 or ANTH 211. For more information contact meryl.cozart@gmail.com.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GEP/GFR:Meets SS.
[0027] 9101 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             COZART, M
            MTuWTh.....9:00am-12:10pm (PUP 208)

GWST 390A Topics in Women's Studies Violence Against              3 credits
This course examines issues surrounding violence against women, including historical antecedents, societal views on women, and a critical analysis of genital mutilation, pornography, sexual assault/abuse, and domestic violence. NOTE: Also listed as SOCY 397B. Prerequisite: SOCY 101, or ANTH 211 or consent of instructor. For more information contact mterra705@yahoo.com.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0028] 9101 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             TERRANOVA, M
            MTuWTh.....6:00pm- 9:10pm (PUP 206)

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