WMST 1110-1110D. Multicultural Perspectives on Women in the United States. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: MULTICULT WOM IN US.
Not open to students with credit in WMST 1110H.
Experiences of women in selected racial and ethnic communities: Latinas/Chicanas, African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, and other women in contemporary United States.
Offered fall and spring semesters every year.

WMST 1110H. Multicultural Perspectives on Women in the United States (Honors). 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 1 hour lab per week.
Oasis Title: MULTICULT WOM IN US.
Not open to students with credit in WMST 1110.
Prerequisite: Permission of Honors.
Experiences of women in selected racial and ethnic communities: Latinas/Chicanas, African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, and other women in contemporary United States.
Offered spring semester every year.

WMST 2010. Introduction to Women's Studies. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTRO WOMEN STUDIES.
Not open to students with credit in WMST 2010H.
The study of women of diverse racial, ethnic, and class backgrounds. Topics include contemporary concerns within women's studies: labor markets, health, reproduction, socialization, language, media representations, law, and public policy.
Non-traditional format: This course is also offered through University System of Georgia Independent Study (USGIS).
Offered fall and spring semesters every year.

WMST 2010H. Introduction to Women's Studies (Honors). 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTRO WOMEN STUDIES.
Not open to students with credit in WMST 2010.
Prerequisite: Permission of Honors.
The study of women of diverse racial, ethnic, and class backgrounds. Topics include contemporary concerns within women's studies: labor markets, health, reproduction, socialization, language, media representations, law, and public policy.
Offered fall semester every year.

WMST(CSCI) 2040-2040L. Gender and Computing: Information Systems Design. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Oasis Title: GENDER & COMP ISD.
Computers and the Internet as tools of knowledge to empower the user. Issues raised will be from gender and technology literature. Laboratory sessions will provide hands-on experience with information systems design and computer programming culminating in the creation of a community-based information system.
Offered spring semester every year.

WMST 3100. Lesbian and Gay Studies. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: LESBIAN GAY STUDIES.
Prerequisite: Junior standing or senior standing or permission of department.
Investigation of same-sex desire, heterosexuality, homosexuality, and the regulation of sexual identities across different racial/ethnic and class/regional communities. Focusing on Native American, African American, Latino, Asian American, and international studies, with texts from law, anthropology, history, film, fiction, and theory.
Offered every even-numbered year.

WMST 3110. The Social Construction of Gender. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: SOCIAL CONST GENDER.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing or permission of department.
Interdiciplinary examination of social issues of race, class, ethnicity, and sexuality as they contribute to the lives and identity formation of diverse women in the United States. Special attention paid to African American, Asian American, Latin American, and Native American women.
Offered every year.

WMST 3250. Issues in Women's Studies. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Oasis Title: ISSUES IN WMST.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing or permission of department.
Topics of scholarly interest on women and gender from interdisciplinary perspectives. Assumes no prior background in women's studies.
Not offered on a regular basis.

WMST 4010/6010. Introduction to Feminist Theories. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: FEMINIST THEORIES.
Undergraduate prerequisite or corequisite: WMST 1110-1110D or WMST 1110H or WMST 2010 or WMST 2010H or permission of department.
The historical origins, philosophical assumptions, and political implications of contemporary feminist theories, including conservative, liberal, radical and ecological feminist theories.
Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters every year.

WMST 4011. Understanding Research in Women's Studies. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: RESEARCH IN WMST.
Prerequisite: WMST 2010 or permission of department.
Exploration of the assumptions and procedures of interdisciplinary research in the humanities and social sciences with specific attention to the purposes and processes of generating knowledge about women, gender, and feminism. Investigation and comparison of various qualitative and quantitative approaches, including narratives, ethnographies, and surveys.
Offered every year.

WMST 4020. Seminar in Advanced Feminist Studies. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Oasis Title: SEM ADV FEM STUDIES.
Prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010 or permission of department.
Topics of scholarly interest in advanced feminist theory.
Not offered on a regular basis.

WMST 4050/6050. Gender and the Political Economy of Development. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: GEN AND POL ECON.
Not open to students with credit in WMST 7050.
Prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010 or permission of department.
Conceptual and methodological tools of analysis to gender and development issues in Third World societies of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Use of case studies to explore similarities in gender-related experiences and strategies of resistance and empowerment.
Offered every even-numbered year.

WMST 4120/6120. Biology and Politics of Women's Reproduction. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: BIO POL WOMEN REPRO.
Undergraduate prerequisite: (WMST 4010/6010 and BIOL 1103-1103L) or permission of department.
Women's reproductive life cycles from the perspective of evolutionary biology and the political theory of radical feminism. Topics include puberty, sexual cycling, menarche, pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause. Feminist critiques of science are explored.
Offered every odd-numbered year.

WMST 4130/6130. Border Women: Postcolonialism, Gender, and Identity. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: BORDER WOMEN.
Undergraduate prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010 or permission of department.
Gender construction and identity formation in multicultural, postcolonial societies using theories from the social sciences and humanities. Experiences of women of color and Third World women from, for example, the Indian sub-continent, Hawaii, and Chicana United States. Topics include processes of marginalization, strategies of resistance, and transformation of oppressive power relations.
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.

WMST 4250/6250. Special Topics in Women's Studies. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Oasis Title: SPEC TOPICS IN WMST.
Undergraduate prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010 or permission of department.
Ongoing and current topics of scholarly interest in women's studies.
Offered fall and spring semesters every year.

WMST 4250H. Special Topics in Women's Studies (Honors). 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Oasis Title: SPEC TOP IN WMST H.
Prerequisite: (WMST 4010/6010 or permission of department) and permission of Honors.
Ongoing and current topics of scholarly interest in women's studies.

WMST 4900. Senior Seminar: Integration of Theory and Practice. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: SEN SEM:THEORY/PRAC.
Prerequisite: (WMST 4010/6010 and senior standing) or permission of department.
Advanced study of issues concerning women of diverse backgrounds, including women's health, employment, reproduction, sexuality, marriage and family, media representation, and socialization. Emphasis is on interdisciplinary perspectives and critical thinking along with application of knowledge and/or advocacy.

WMST 4950. Directed Studies in Women's Studies. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Oasis Title: DIRECTED STUDIES.
Prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010 and permission of department.
Readings and independent research closely supervised by a faculty member on a specific interdisciplinary topic in women's studies.
Non-traditional format: Directed study.
Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters every year.

WMST 4960H. Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors). 3 hours.
Oasis Title: DIRECTED READ/PRJCT.
Prerequisite: Permission of Honors.
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Non-traditional format: Directed study.
Not offered on a regular basis.

WMST 4970H. Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors). 3 hours.
Oasis Title: DIRECTED READ/PRJCT.
Prerequisite: Permission of Honors.
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Non-traditional format: Directed study.
Not offered on a regular basis.

WMST 4980H. Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors). 3 hours.
Oasis Title: DIRECTED READ/PRJCT.
Prerequisite: Permission of Honors.
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Non-traditional format: Directed study.
Not offered on a regular basis.

WMST 4990H. Honors Thesis. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: HONORS THESIS.
Prerequisite: Permission of Honors.
Individual research in the major field or in a closely related field.
Non-traditional format: Directed study.
Not offered on a regular basis.

WMST 7060. Black Women's Narratives. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: BLACK WOMEN'S NARR.
Prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010 or permission of department.
Theoretical and methodological issues in the study and use of black women's narratives. The course also focuses on how gender, ethnicity, culture, class, and sociohistorical context are reflected in various kinds of narrative texts.
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.

WMST 7070. Feminist Ethnography. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: FEM ETHNOGRAPHY.
Prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010 or permission of department.
Ethnographic research and writing and how it is shaped by gender, race, class, and other markers of social difference. Issues of identity politics, power relationships, ethical dilemmas, and representational strategies will be explored. Students will engage in critical reading of classic and contemporary ethnographies and term projects entailing qualitative methods.
Not offered on a regular basis.

WMST 7100. Lesbian and Gay Studies. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: LESB & GAY ST.
Prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010 or permission of department.
Investigation of same-sex desire, heterosexuality, homosexuality, and the regulation of sexual identities across different racial/ethnic and class/regional communities. Focusing on Native American, African American, Latino, Asian American, and international studies, with texts from law, anthropology, history, film, fiction, and theory.
Offered spring semester every year.

WMST 7950. Directed Research in Women's Studies. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Oasis Title: DIR RSCH IN WMST.
Prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010 and permission of department.
Readings and independent research closely supervised by a faculty member on a specified interdisciplinary topic in women's studies.
Non-traditional format: Students will meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters every year.

WMST 8010. Women and the Construction of Knowledge. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: WOMEN & CONST KNOW.
Not open to students with credit in WMST 7010.
Prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010 or permission of department.
Women's approaches to thinking, learning, and the production of knowledge; inclusiveness of academic disciplines to women's lives and experiences; the question of whether distinct feminist methods exist within academic disciplines; and women's status as participants in disciplines and universities.
Offered spring semester every year.

WMST 8020. Seminar in Advanced Feminist Theory. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Oasis Title: SEM ADV FEM THEORY.
Prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010 or permission of department.
Seminar covering topics of scholarly interest in advanced feminist theory.
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.