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Women's Studies (WMNST)

WMNST 104 (GH;US) (AM ST 104) Women and the American Experience (3) Selected aspects of the role of women in United States history and culture from colonial to modern times.

WMNST (AM ST) 104 Women and the American Experience (3)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

WMNST/AM ST 104 is a broad-ranging introduction to women in American culture. While specific topics may vary from class to class, the course examines the history and literature of American women, paying particular attention to issues of race and diversity. Students will be evaluated on essay tests, papers, journal entries, and attendance. The course offers students valuable experience in critical thinking, analysis, and writing. The course offers students a broad introduction to American women's issues, and so serves as preparation for more advanced courses in American studies, American literature, American women's history, and Women's studies.

WMNST/AM ST 104 counts towards the American Studies major and minor and the Women's Studies major and minor. Non-American Studies majors and minors may use this course to fulfill a general education humanities (GH) or Bachelor of Arts humanities credit requirements.

General Education: GH
Diversity: US
Bachelor of Arts: Humanities
Effective: Summer 2005

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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