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2015-2016 University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Women and Gender Studies Program


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Program Coordinator

Rebecca Dolhinow

Program Office/Website

Humanities 214
657-278-3888
hss.fullerton.edu/womens

Faculty

Shweta Adur, Renae Bredin, Rebecca Dolhinow, Donna Nicol, Karyl Ketchum, Xhercis Mendez

Introduction

Women and Gender Studies focuses on the study of gender and sexuality in society by carefully emamining gender, race and sexuality based social movements, gendered experiences, intersectionality, masculinity and popular culture. Our courses incorporate feminist and queer theory with feminist learning models to encourage students to direct their own educational experiences through the use of technology, scholarship and community engagement.

Learning Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

The following learning goals and learning outcomes have been established for students pursuing a degree in Women and Gender Studies:

Theoretical Knowledge

  • Articulate and critique multiple theoretical frameworks
  • Integrate historical and contemporary knowledge of women’s movements globally and in the U.S. into an analysis of gender issues

Methodology

  • Understand and apply feminist epistemology and research methods demonstrated through independent research using standard English grammar and coherent written organization

Critical Thinking

  • Analyze and evaluate texts and ideas in both oral and written modalities

Leadership

  • Demonstrate leadership skills by organizing and implementing projects

Programs and Courses Offered

Programs

    Bachelor of ArtsNon-Degree

    Courses

      Women and Gender Studies

      Courses are designated as WGST in the class schedule.

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