Fall Courses 2013
GS 290 Black Women & Activism (Betty Trout-Kelly)
This course will examine black women as agents and activists for change and will cover such topics as the African Diaspora, slave culture, Black Nationalism from womanist and feminist perspectives and the constructions and realities of Black womanhood. This course will incorporate perspectives from several disciplines including history, gender studies, psychology, and sociology.
GS 490 Black Politics & Culture (Betty Trout-Kelly)
This course will examine the dynamics of race and gender in Black political, social, and cultural thought in historical and contemporary America.
AFR 101 Intro African-American Studies (Kern Jackson)
An interdisciplinary investigation of the origins, experiences, conditions, accomplishments and contributions of people of African ancestry in the United States.
AIS 320 Cultural Diversity (Joycelyn Finley-Hervey; Jenny Manders)
An interdisciplinary exploration of issues related to interactions between diverse groups in teams, communities, and organizations. Reviews research from a variety of disciplines, introduces the history and law of equal opportunity in the U.S., and examines the costs and benefits of diversity. Topics include prejudice, stereotyping, affirmative action, barriers to mobility, discrimination, marginalization, mentoring, cooperative teamwork, and international issues.
CJ 372 Gender & Criminal Justice (Corina Schulze)
This course utilizes gender as a conceptual construct in studying actors and the institutional processes in the criminal justice system. Women's roles as criminals, crime victims, and law enforcement officials will be examined.
HY 401 Gender in Latin America (Mollie Nouwen)
This class explores female and male gender identities throughout Latin America from the colonial period to the present.
HY 431 African-American Women’s History (Martha Jane Brazy)
This course explores the history of African-American women in the United States from the1600’s to the present.
SY 200 Social Factors in Sexual Behavior (Marc Matre)
An analysis of social patterns in sexual behavior including theories of sexuality and gender, gender similarities and differences in sexual behavior, sexual orientation, sexual violence, teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.
SY 220 Marriage & the Family (Joaning; McAfee)
The organization, function, and present status of the family, primarily in the United States. Problems of mate selection, marital adjustment, and parent-child relations treated on the basis of recent and current social change.
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