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Course Offerings

Winter Intersession 2014/15

30047    ANTH  106 JB1 Introduction to Womens Studies Carl Riden  12/15-01/12 WEB ON-LINE
Goal 08 Social Sciences and Writing Intensive

31904    SOCL   233 JB1  Race, Class and Gender  Jason  Milne  12/15-01/12 WEB ON-LINE              

30048    WGST  106 JB1 Intro to Women's Studies  Carl Riden  12/15-01/12  WEB ON-LINE
Goal 08 Social Sciences and Writing Intensive

 Spring 2015

31492    ANTH   325 01 Gender and Society TR 12:30 pm-01:45 pm Carl Riden RUFFN 116         

30852    COMM  470 01   Gender and Communication TR   11:00 am-12:15 pm Naomi  Johnson Tsigaridas 
CSTAC 204 Writing Intensive

31687    COMM  470 02  Gender and Communication TR   09:30 am-10:45 am Naomi Johnson Tsigaridas
CSTAC 204 Writing Intensive

31723    HIST 495 01 SpTp:European Women/Gender 04:30 pm-07:15 pm  Melissa Lynn Kravetz     
(see Dr. Riden for course substitution)

30204    SOWK  325 01  Human Div:Populations-at-Risk TR 02:00 pm-03:15 pm Theresa Clark
HULL 245 Speaking Intensive

30070    SOCL    233 01 Race, Class and Gender TR  09:30 am-10:45 am Carl Riden RUFFN 116          

31493    SOCL    325 01 Gender and Society TR 12:30 pm-01:45 pm  Carl Riden  RUFFN 116 

31494    SOCL    351 01 Sociology of Family Violence MWF 01:00 pm-01:50 pm Lee Bidwell RUFFN 115 
          

Fall 2014

11022    ANTH     106  Introduction to Women’s Studies MWF   11:00 am-11:50 am Wade  Edwards  (Goal 08, WI)

11674    CRIM     323  Gender and Crime MWF 01:00 pm-01:50 pm       Virginia Rothwell Beard  (WI)

10179    ENGL     362  Literature of Diversity  MWF 01:00 pm-01:50 pm David  Magill
(see Dr. Riden for course substitution)                    

11023    WGST    106  Intro to Women's Studies MWF  11:00 am-11:50 am Wade Edwards (Goal 08, WI)

 

Winter Session 2013/14

  • 4463 PSYC 350 BJ3 Psychology of Sex and Gender  Christopher A Bjornsen  12/30-01/11 WEB ON-LINE

Spring 2014

  • 3047 ANTH 106 01 Introduction to Womens Studies  Carl Riden 
  • 4015 COMM 470 01/02  Gender and Communication  Naomi Johnson Tsigaridas (WI)
  • 3227 ENGL 362 01 Literature of Diversity  David Magill  (see Dr. Riden for course substitution)
  • 4506 HIST 321 01 History of Women in America  Larissa Smith Fergeson 
  • 4604 HIST 428 01 Gender Sexuality Latin American History  William C Holliday 
  • 4577 HLTH 430 01 Women's Health Issues  Chrystyna Kosarchyn 
  • 3232 SOWK 325 01 Human Div:Populations-at-Risk  Theresa Clark 
  • 3071 SOCL 233 Race, Class and Gender  Jason SMilne 
  • 4439 SOCL 241 01 Marriage and the Family Lee Bidwell 
  • 3048 WGST 106 01 Intro to Women's Studies Carl Riden

Fall 2013

  • 11585 ANTH 106 01 Introduction to Womens Studies TR 12:30 pm-01:45 pm Elizabeth Ann Hall Magill
  • 10213 ENGL 362 01 Literature of Diversity (Gender and African American Lit) MWF 01:00 pm-01:50 pm David E Magill (see Dr. Riden for course substitution)
  • 11484 ENGL 384 01 Diversity in Lit Young Readers MW 04:00 pm-05:15 pm Jennifer M Miskec (see Dr. Riden for course substitution)
  • 11587 WGST 106 01 Intro to Women's Studies TR 12:30 pm-01:45 pm  Elizabeth Ann Hall Magill

Spring 2013

  • 30059 ANTH 106 01 Introduction to Womens Studies MW 04:00 pm-05:15 pm  David E. Magill Goal 08 Social Sciences and Writing Intensive
  • 30320 SOWK 325 01 Human Div:Populations-at-Risk TR 09:30 am-10:45 am  Theresa A. Clark Speaking Intensive
  • 30088 SOCL 233 01  Race, Class and Gender TR 09:30 am-10:45 am  Carl M. Riden 
  • 31416 SOCL 325 01 Gender and Society TR 12:30 pm-01:45 pm  Carl M. Riden
  • 31412 SOCL 351 01 Sociology of Family Violence MWF 01:00 pm-01:50 pm    Lee D. Bidwell 
  • 30060 WGST 106 01 Intro to Women's Studies MW 04:00 pm-05:15 pm   David E. Magill Goal 08 Social Sciences and Writing Intensive

Winter 2012-13

  • ANTH/WGS 106 Introduction to Women's Studies  Carl M. Riden  TBA  WEB Online
  • PSYC 350 BJ3 MC 3.000 Psychology of Sex and Gender  Christopher A. Bjornsen (P) 12/10-12/22 WEB ON-LINE  

Summer II 2012

  • 6060 PSYC 350 B03 Psychology of Sex and GenderChristopher A. Bjornsen
  • 6023 SOCL 233 B03 Race, Class and Gender Jason S. Milne

 
Fall 2012

  • 10638 ANTH 106 Introduction to Womens StudiesTR 12:30 pm-01:45 pm Erin C. Devine
  • 11481 CRIM 323 01 Gender and CrimeTR 11:00 am-12:15 pm Virginia R. Bear
  • 11622 ENGL 432 01 Black Women WritersMWF 01:00 pm-01:50 pm David E. Magill (See Dr. Riden for courses substitution)
  • 10660 SOCL 306 01 Stress and Crisis in FamiliesTR 11:00 am-12:15 pm Lee D. Bidwell (See Dr. Riden for courses substitution)
  • 10882 WGST 106 01 Intro to Women's Studies TR 12:30 pm-01:45 pm Erin C. Devine

Winter Intersession

  • 31238 SOCL 495 BJ3 SpTp: Sexuality & Society Carl Riden (12/19-01/13 WEB ON-LINE)(see Dr. Riden for course substitution)

Spring 2012

  • 30060 ANTH 106 01 Introduction to Womens StudiesTR 02:00 pm-03:15 pm Carl Riden
  • 31290 ART 360 01 Women in the Visual ArtsTR 09:30 am-10:45 am Erin C. Devine
  • 30242 ART 495 01 SpTp: Art and the F* WordTR 02:00 pm-03:15 pm Erin C. Devine (see Dr. Riden for course substitution.
  • 30531 COMM 470 02 Gender and CommunicationTR 11:00 am-12:15 pm Naomi R. Tsigaridas
  • 30073 CRIM 323 01 Gender and CrimeMWF 03:00 pm-03:50 pm Virginia R. Beard
  • 30310 ENGL 203 03 American Literature (Masculinities In American Literature)MWF 02:00 pm-02:50 pm David E. Magill (See Dr. Riden for course substitution)
  • 30348 ENGL 362 01 Literature of Diversity- Genders and BodiesMWF 1:00 pm-01:50 pm David E. Magill (See Dr. Riden for course substitution)
  • 31216 ENGL 422 01 Major Figures in Fiction- Jane AustenM 06:00 pm-08:45 pm Casie R. LeGette (See Dr. Riden for course substitution)
  • 30952 HLTH 430 01 Women's Health IssuesMW 04:00 pm-05:15 pm Chrystyna Kosarchyn
  • 30677 HIST 428 01 Gender Sexuality Ltn Amer HistTR 09:30 am-10:45 am William C. Holliday (See Dr. Riden for course substitution)
  • 30358 SOWK 325 01 Human Div:Populations-at-RiskTR 09:30 am-10:45 am Theresa A. Clark
  • 30091 SOCL 233 01 Race, Class and GenderMWF 09:00 am-09:50 am Jason S. Milne
  • 30092 SOCL 241 01 Marriage and the FamilyMWF 01:00 pm-01:50 pm Lee D. Bidwell
  • 30554 THEA 431 01 American DramaTR 02:00 pm-03:15 pm Eugene T. Muto
  • 30061 WGST 106 01 Intro to Women's Studies TR 02:00 pm-03:15 pm Carl Riden

 Fall 2011

  • 10761 ANTH 106 01 Introduction to Womens StudiesPamela J. Tracy W 11:00 am-11:50 am (in class) and F 11:00 am-11:50 am (online) Hybrid Course Goal 08 Social Sciences and Writing Intensive
  • 11305 ENGL 384 01 Diversity in Lit Young ReadersTR 02:00 pm-03:15 pm 25 Jennifer M. Miskec (See Dr. Riden for Course Substitution)
  • 11505 HIST 321 01 History of Women in AmericaMW 04:00 pm-05:15 pm Larissa S. Fergeson
  • 10787 SOCL 306 01 Stress and Crisis in FamiliesTR 11:00 am-12:15 pm 25 Lee D. Bidwell (See Dr. Riden for Course Substitution)
  • 11502 SOCL 350 01 Power & Priviledge: Social Stratification MWF 03:00 pm-03:50 pm  Jason S. Milne (See Dr. Riden for Course Substitution)
  • 10668 SOWK 325 01 Human Div:Populations-at-RiskTR 09:30 am-10:45 am Theresa A. Clark
  • 11018 WGST 106 01 Introduction to Womens Studies Pamela J. Tracy .W 11:00 am-11:50 am (in class) and F 11:00 am-11:50 am (online) Hybrid Course Goal 08 Social Sciences and Writing Intensive

Summer 2011

  • 60219 COMM 470 B03 Gender and Communication Naomi R. Tsigaridas (P) 06/20-07/14 (online)

Spring 2011

  •  30059 ANTH 106 B73 Introduction to Womens StudiesMW 12:00 pm-12:50 pm Larissa C. Tracy
  • 31376 ANTH 325 01 Gender and SocietyTR 12:30 pm-01:45 pm Carl M. Riden
  • 30359 COMM 470 01 Gender and CommunicationTR 11:00 am-12:15 pm Naomi R. Tsigaridas
  • 30404 ENGL 203 05 American Literature-American MasculinitiesMWF 10:00 am-10:50 am David E. Magill (see Dr. Riden for course substitution)
  • 30405 ENGL 203 06 American Literature- American MasculinitiesMWF 11:00 am-11:50 am David E. Magill (see Dr. Riden for course substitution)
  • 30022 SOCL 233 01 Race, Class and GenderTR 02:00 pm-03:15 pm Carl M. Riden
  • 31383 SOCL 325 01 Gender and SocietyTR 12:30 pm-01:45 pm Carl M. Riden
  • 31384 SOCL 351 01 Sociology of Family ViolenceMWF 01:00 pm-01:50 pm Lee D. Bidwell (see Dr. Riden for course substitution)
  • 31548 SOWK 325 01 Human Div:Populations-at-RiskTR 09:30 am-10:45 am Theresa A. Clark
  • 30060 WGST 106 B73 Intro to Women's Studies MW 12:00 pm-12:50 pm Larissa C. Tracy

 

 
 

Course Descriptions

Anthropology/WGST106. Introduction to Women's Studies. The course will introduce students to literature in the social sciences by and about women. We will explore key roles which women play in society, how they have questioned these roles, and contributions which women make in different societies. We will read about women in our own and other societies as a way to explore these questions. 3 credits.

Art 360. Women in the Visual Arts. A survey of the important role women have played in the history of art from the Middle Ages to the current. 3 credits.

Criminology/Criminal Justice 323. Gender and Crime. This course will integrate theoretical and empirical information on a wide variety of issues related to justice and women and issues surrounding women as criminal justice practitioners. Issues related to social control and gender, theoretical perspectives and empirical research on criminal offenders, the place of women, and the victimization of women will be examined. 3 credits. **

Communication Studies 470. Gender and Communication. Study of advanced communication theories and research focusing on the relationships among gender identity and communication in the following communication contexts: organizations, interpersonal relationships, family, mass media and popular culture, education and health. 3 credits. **

English 358. Women and Film. A study of women directors and the history and conventions of portraying women in film. Prerequisites: ENGL 150. 3 credits.

English 362. Literature of Diversity. Study of literature that represent the rich variety of people and beliefs in our world. Could include, but is not limited to, any British, American, or other ethnic literatures; queer studies; postcolonial literature, the Bible as literature. May be repeated for credit when the topic changes. Prerequisite: completion of General Education Goal 3. 3 credits. (can be substituted for the minor)English 432.Women and Literature. Comparative study of the tradition of literature by and about women. 3 credits. ** and ***

History 321. The History of Women in America. The changing role of women in American life from the Colonial era to the present, contrasting the ideology of women's place in society with the reality of their lives. The Victorians, the fight for women's suffrage, and the 20th-century liberation movement are emphasized. Prerequisite: HIST 222 or permission of instructor. 3 credits.

History 428. Gender and Sexuality in Latin American History. This course is an introduction to gender and sexuality in Latin American history from the pre-conquest period to the present. Emphasis will be on gender and power relations during major events and processes in Latin American history, including conquest, the development of colonial social and economic institutions, industrialization and globalization, Indigenous movements, state building, and revolution. 3 credits. WR and SP NW

Psychology 350. Psychology of Sex and Gender. An examination of the differences between the male and female experience from the psychologist's point of view. The course will include factors which have affected the male and female experience, current research on actual and perceived gender differences, and how social changes have contributed to changing roles. Prerequisites PSYC 101 or permission of instructor. 3 credits.

Sociology 233. Race, Class, and Gender. This course focuses on the causes, consequences and justifications of the inequalities associated with race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and gender in the United States and in other societies. Current social policies are critically examined and alternative routes to social change are explored. Race, class and gender are significant variables by which human societies make distinctions among their members. Such distinctions often lead to an inequitable distribution of political power, social well-being, and the resources available to individual members of the society. In this course we seek to increase students' awareness and understanding of the inequities in society and the consequences of those inequities for different communities and individuals within society.

Sociology 241. Marriage and the Family. The history of American families and contemporary family issues are analyzed using sociological theory and research. Topics that are covered include marriage, cohabitation, divorce, single parent families, blended families, the impact of race and gender norms, and socioeconomic status on family structure. 3 credits. **

Sociology 325 (Anthropology 325). Gender and Society. This course provides an examination of the social construction of gender and the social organization of gender inequality, as well as an analysis of gender identity in socialization, interpersonal behavior, the family, the media, and the economy. 3 credits.

Sociology 351. Sociology of Family Violence. This course is designed to familiarize students with the sociological literature on family violence. Topics which will be explored include the social causes and consequences of spouse abuse, marital rape, child maltreatment (physical abuse, neglect, emotional abuse, and sexual abuse) and parent abuse, as well as the response of the criminal justice system to and the societal perceptions of such violence. Emphasis will be on synthesizing and critiquing family violence theories and research. Prerequisite: SOCL 101 or SOCL 102 or permission of instructor. 3 credits.

Social Work 309. Human Sexual Adjustment. Socio-cultural influences on gender identity and sexual behavior will be analyzed and issues regarding sexual expression and sexual dysfunction will be explored. Methods of dealing with sexual adjustment difficulties at both the individual and community levels are presented including human service resources. Prerequisite: 3 hours of Sociology and Psychology. 3 credits.

Social Work 325. Human Diversity: Populations at Risk. Conceptual frameworks for understanding human diversity with a special emphasis on understanding self will under gird the identification and study of populations-at-risk in society. The dynamics of social injustices and the impact on diverse groups in society are explored. Students will develop competent skills to provide services to diverse clientele at multilevel systems. Prerequisite: SOCL 101. 3 credits. ***

WGST 106. Introduction to Women's Studies. The course will introduce students to literature in the social sciences by and about women. We will explore key roles which women play in society, how they have questioned these roles, and contributions which women make in different societies. We will read about women in our own and other societies as a way to explore these questions. 3 credits.

WGST 295. Selected Topics. Selected topics in Women's and Gender Studies. The topics will vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit when topics change. 1-3 credits.

WGST 390. Directed or Independent Study. Must be approved by the head of the department. May be repeated as 391. 1-18 credits.

WGST489. Directed Study. Symposium in Women's Studies sponsored by the Washington Center. Forty to 60 hours of lectures, panel discussions, workshops, site visits, and bi-weekly discussion groups over a 2 to 3 week period in Washing-ton, D.C. Prerequisites: two courses in Women's Studies, 2.5 GPA, and approval of the Director of Women's Studies. The work done in the Symposium will be evaluated by a faculty member designated by the Program Director, and cannot be double-counted at Longwood to meet the requirements of other disciplines. 2-3 credits.

WGST492. Internship in Women's and Gender Studies. Directed practice in a public, private, or community agency or organization which has as one of its goals the improvement of the status of women. Students work with an on-site supervisor who guides their internship in collaboration with a faculty liaison appointed by the Director of Women's Studies. Prerequisites: two courses in Women's Studies, 2.5 GPA, and permission of the Longwood Women's Studies Committee. 1-6 credits.

WGST 490. Directed or Independent Study. Must be approved by the head of the department. 1-18 credits.

WGST 495. Special Topics. Selected topics in Women's and Gender Studies. The topics may vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit when topics change. 1-6 credits.