WMST - Women's Studies

Leontina Hormel, Director, Women's and Gender Studies Program (325 Admin. Bldg. 83844-3165; phone 208/885-7618).

WMST 201 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

WmSt 201 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies (3 cr)

Gen Ed: Humanities, American Diversity

Survey of and introduction to the study of women's lives and the social construction of gender across times and cultures. Thematic examination of the diversity of women's experiences in families, at work, with the law, in health care, in literature, in the media, in language; exploration of differences and similarities, including ethnicity, sexuality, class, and age. Examination of ideals of femininity and masculinity in the US and elsewhere.

WMST 367 Topics in Women's and Gender Studies

WmSt 367 (s) Topics in Women's and Gender Studies (3 cr, max arr)

Topical examination of issues in women and gender studies.

WMST 404 Special Topics

WMST 410 Feminist Theory and Action

WmSt 410 Feminist Theory and Action (3 cr)

This course examines a range of feminist theory, including both classic and lesser-known texts, while grounding the study of theory in an examination of historical and contemporary feminist activism. The course covers some of the key concepts and debates within feminism and explores the relationship between theory and action. Students learn how to read theory and apply their knowledge to current events, issues, and problems in the United States and globally.

WMST 498 Internship in Women’s and Gender Studies

WmSt 498 (s) Internship in Women’s and Gender Studies (1-6 cr, max arr)

Directed student internship in approved setting relevant to women's and gender studies with campus, local, national, or international organizations or offices. Various credits depending on the length and type of internship.

Prereq: Permission of the Coordinator of Women's Studies

WMST 499 Directed Study

WmSt 499 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

WMST 502 Directed Study