WMST 1000. Seminars on Women's Studies and Gender. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Oasis Title: WMST SEMINAR.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
This course will expose students to current research in women's and gender studies by requiring them to attend seminars sponsored or approved by the Women's Studies Program.
Non-traditional format: One hour seminar. Students may take this course in conjunction with their enrollment in a 3-credit women's studies class. Students are required to attend eight seminars and to write eight response papers for one credit hour.
Offered fall and spring semesters every year.

WMST 1110. 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.
Non-traditional format: none
Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters every year.

WMST 1110H. Multicultural Perspectives on Women in the United States (Honors). 3 hours.
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 fall 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 and Distance Learning (IDL).
Offered fall, spring, and summer 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 spring semester every year.

WMST 3010. Critical Feminist Readings. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: CRIT FEMINIST READ.
Prerequisite: WMST 1110 or WMST 2010.
Students will learn basic methods of feminist critical reading. This will prepare them to better read and understand feminist theory. Topics will include feminist critical thinking, media literacy and criticism, and text interpretation, including both written and multimedia texts.
Offered every year.

WMST 3100. Lesbian and Gay Studies. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: LESBIAN GAY STUDIES.
Prerequisite: Third-year student 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 fall semester every year.

WMST 3110. Gender, Race, Class, Sexuality. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: GNDR RACE CLASS SEX.
Prerequisite: WMST 1110 or WMST 2010 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.
Not offered on a regular basis.

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.
Offered fall and spring semesters every year.

WMST 3260. Gender and Popular Culture. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: GENDER POP CULTURE.
Prerequisite: WMST 1110 or WMST 2010.
Examination of popular culture, highlighting analyses of gendered representations as they intersect key cultural moments. Throughout the course, students will draw from relevant current events, feminist cultural studies scholarship, and personal experience to discuss social identity, production and consumption, regulation, and representation.

WMST(LACS) 3500. Women in the Caribbean. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: WOMEN IN CARIBBEAN.
Prerequisite: WMST 1110 or WMST 2010 or permission of department.
This course covers a range of issues affecting women in the various parts of the Caribbean region. It examines the meaning of feminism within the Caribbean context. It considers the ways in which race, gender, class, ethnicity, language, sexuality, and other factors affect the formation of Caribbean women's identities in the modern world.
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.

WMST 4010/6010. Introduction to Feminist Theories. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: FEMINIST THEORIES.
Undergraduate prerequisite: WMST 3010.
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 1110 or 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 fall semester every year.

WMST(AFAM) 4060/6060. Black Feminism. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: BLACK FEMINISM.
Undergraduate prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010.
Examination of the ideas and practices of black feminists and womanists. Students will examine African communities within the diaspora, particularly the historical and contemporary debates of black women in the United States, including black womanhood, sexual mythologies and vulnerabilities, class distinctions, and the origins of black feminist thought.

WMST 4120/6120. Biology and Politics of Women's Reproduction. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: BIO POL WOMEN REPRO.
Prerequisite: 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 spring semester every even-numbered year.

WMST 4130/6130. Transnational Perspectives on Women and Gender. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: TRANSNATIONAL WOMEN.
Undergraduate prerequisite: WMST 1110 or WMST 2010 or permission of department.
Graduate prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010 or permission of department.
Explores gender construction and identity formation in international perspective. Case studies may be drawn from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Topics include theories and methodologies for examining gender relations in cross-cultural perspective, political and socio- economic status of women, gender ideologies and symbolic representations, women's activism.
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.

WMST 4140/6140. French Feminisms. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: FRENCH FEMINISMS.
Prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010.
Traces the development of feminism in France, beginning with Simone de Beauvoir’s path-breaking book The Second Sex and including such authors as Luce Irigaray, Hélène Cixous, and Julia Kristeva, Monique Wittig, Antoinette Fouque and others.

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.
Not offered on a regular basis.

WMST 4260/6260. Women and Music. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: WOMEN AND MUSIC.
Not open to students with credit in MUSI 4250/6250.
Undergraduate prerequisite: Third year- or fourth year-student standing or permission of department.
Roles of women in music, including the history of women musicians in western art music, world cultures, and popular music. Gender studies in music.
Non-traditional format: This course is also offered through University System of Georgia Independent and Distance Learning (IDL).
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.

WMST(MUSI) 4310/6310. Gender and Music Video. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: GENDER MUSIC VIDEO.
Undergraduate prerequisite: Third-year or fourth-year student standing or permission of department..
Examination of music videos from the 1980s until the present. Music videos will be treated as texts from which we can glean cultural understanding as well as explore new ways of analyzing aesthetic communication and musical meaning.
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.

WMST(LACS) 4500/6500. Latina Studies. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: LATINA STUDIES.
Undergraduate prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010.
The study of Latina lives from a feminist perspective. Examination of research and writing about the lives of Latina women with a particular focus on the dynamics of communities in the United States, immigration, cultural values regarding gender, and effects of poverty and violence.

WMST 4900. Senior Seminar: Integration of Theory and Practice. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: SEN SEM:THEORY/PRAC.
Prerequisite: Permission of major.
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.
Offered spring semester every year.

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 5000. Internship in Women's Studies. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTERNSHIP IN WMST.
Prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010 and permission of department.
Supervised professional practice in an organization, agency, or business where women's leadership skills may be developed.
Non-traditional format: Internship.
Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters every year.

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 odd-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 every year.

WMST 7770. Proseminar on Teaching Women’s Studies. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: TEACHING IN WMST.
Materials, techniques, and objectives for teaching undergraduate courses in women’s studies. Will include an explanation of feminist pedagogies and information about creating lectures, leading discussions, sparking critical thought, and assessing student learning.
Non-traditional format: This course cannot be used to fulfill requirements for the program of study for a graduate degree/certificate.
Offered fall 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.
Feminist perspectives on epistemology, 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.
Not offered on a regular basis.

WMST 8030. Transnational Gender Studies. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: TRANSNAT GENDER.
Exploration of gender construction and identity formation in transnational perspective. Topics include theories and methodologies for examining gender relations in cross-cultural perspective, political and socioeconomic status of women, gender ideologies and symbolic representations, and women's activism.

(WMST)EADU 8180. Feminist Pedagogy. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: FEMINIST PEDAGOGY.
An examination of the major feminist theories discussed in contemporary literature in relation to educational structures and processes. Includes feminist analyses of education, theories of feminist pedagogy, impact of positionality on teaching and learning, and women's learning and development.
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.

WMST 9005. Doctoral Graduate Student Seminar. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Oasis Title: DOC GRAD STU SEM.
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Non-traditional format: Seminar.
Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters every year.