This course examines the contingent nature of identity factors, such as gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, and social class, and how such factors are intertwined with relations of power. It emphasizes the consequences of the distribution of inequality, and the ways in which individuals exert agency and challenge systems of inequality.
On-the-job experience and observations in a field directly related to the student's academic preparation and career objectives. Periodic meetings between the faculty coordinator and the student are held to review actual experience and observation in light of the theory and skills learned academically.
Prerequisite: Permission of the Department of Language and Literature and COMP110 (C or better) and WMST110 (C or better)
This course is an introduction to the personal and social concerns of women’s past and present health trends. Emphasis will be placed on the historical perspective of women’s health, including an exploration of psychological, physiological, and social barriers to women’s health. The holistic model of wellness will be examined.