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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

Courses - WGSS Lower Division

101. Women and Their Bodies (3)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: One GE Foundation course.
Introduction to the rapidly expanding body of literature and ideas related to the biology and sexuality of women.

102. Women In Contemporary Society (3)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: One GE Foundation course.
Introduction to some of the basic questions raised by the contemporary feminist movement relating to the social, political, and economic status of women.

205. Introduction to Queer Studies (3)

Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.
Introduction to the interdisciplinary field of queer studies. Focus is on the relationship between gender and sexualities. Prepares students for further study in gender and sexuality studies.

216. Hollywood and Beyond: Gender, Race, and Sex in the Movies (3)

Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirements.
Explores ideologies of gender, race, sexuality, and class in mainstream and independent films. Focus is on learning to critically evaluate representations of identity and their social and political significance, including hegemonic and alternative representations.

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Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

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