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GWS 415. Feminist Theory

Credits: 3
Department: Gender and Women's Studies
Description: Feminist theories and their application to understanding women's lives and social institutions. This course fulfills the Upper Division Writing Requirement for the Women's Studies major with a grade of "C" or better.
Prerequisites: 9 credits of gender and women's studies or equivalent.
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify the basic principles of different feminist theoretical perspectives and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each.
2. Apply different feminist theoretical frameworks to social issues.
3. Analyze gender issues using feminist theories.
4. Summarize and synthesize feminist theories in both written and oral forms.
5. Practice situating the theories studied within feminist conversations in and outside the classroom.

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