Class Schedule

Class Schedule For Women's and Gender Studies - Fall2022

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Table Of Contents

WGS 50 - Intro to Gender & Sexuality (3 Units)

Introduction to basic concepts and issues informing studies in gender, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transsexual/gender (GLBT) identities. Classic and contemporary texts from different cultures will cover biological, historical and social constructions of gender and sexuality. Transformations in family and society, global and intersectional perspectives on GLBT identity, political activism, cultural and social perceptions of gender and sexuality will be discussed.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 50 Section 01 86118 1 Lecture 45/15 WEBONLINE - Terry,Johnnie D AB386,FL,GE AREA D

WGS 85 - Intro To Woms & Gend Studies (3 Units)

Introduction to major topics and issues within feminism. Using interdisciplinary and intersectional perspectives, the course will examine issues in women's and gender studies across the globe. Feminist methods and approaches will be examined using classic and contemporary texts. Topics include intersectionality, LGBTQ studies, domestic violence, reproductive justice, beauty standards, disability, and globalization.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 85 Section 01 86119 1 Lecture 45/15 TR WEBONLINE 0400PM-0515PM Womack,Malia Lee AB386,FL,GE AREA D

WGS 110 - Intro Womens Movements (3 Units)

An examination of the institutional structures, practices and ideals contributing to feminist struggles, and achievements of women¿s movements in the United States. This course explores how factors of race, class, gender, and sexuality have contributed to the emergence of feminist consciousness and struggles for social justice in the United States from the nineteenth century to the present time.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 110 Section 01 86121 1 Lecture 45/0 TR DH208 0900AM-1015AM Senyonga,Mary Betty GE AREA D,US HISTORY

WGS 120 - Mother Woman Person (3 Units)

This course applies principles of feminism to the study of motherhood as social institution and private experience. Students explore family, cultural and social values that influenced their mothers and grandmothers, analyzing the impact of social institutions on their own childhood and adulthood. Students develop awareness of the historic evolution of women's social and private roles and the changing emphasis on woman as mother, wife/sexual companion and wage earning person largely through African American women's social movements.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 120 Section 01 86122 1 Lecture 45/15 MW LIB53 0300PM-0415PM Hall,Vicki A GE AREA D

WGS 121 - Women Of The Middle East (3 Units)

Provides an introduction to historical and contemporary conditions affecting women's lives and contributions to Middle Eastern societies. Readings will be framed with a focus on women within state systems and political life, economic activity, family systems, religious thought and law, health, arts and literature.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 121 Section 01 86123 1 Lecture 45/19 MW DH213 1200PM-0115PM Moni,Sujatha HUM (C2)

WGS 133 - Gender & Health (3 Units)

This course explores feminist analyses of medicine. An intersectional approach to how medical science constructs knowledge about health will be examined. This interdisciplinary study draws on humanities and social sciences; feminism; medical, scientific, and clinical literature; popular sources; and web discourses. How gender, race, class, sexuality, ethnicity, nationality, and disability intersect and shape behavior and experience will be analyzed. Contemporary social movements and activism by women and LGBTQIA+ people will also be discussed.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 133 Section 01 86921 1 Lecture 45/0 T DH213 1030AM-1145AM Jones,Cara B5,HY
01 book for WGS 133 Section 01 86921 1 Lecture 45/0 R WEBONLINE 1030AM-1145AM Jones,Cara B5,HY

WGS 136 - Gender, Race+Class (3 Units)

Designed to examine the effects of the dynamic interaction of gender, race, and class on women. The social construction of gender, race, and class will also be examined. Other topics to be discussed and researched are the effects of sexism, racism, and classicism on institutions such as academia, business, government, religion, and social movements. Also provides an analysis of effective techniques to end sexism, racism, and classicism.

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 136 Section 01 86647 1 Lecture 35/11 TR AMD252 0300PM-0415PM Senyonga,Mary Betty GE AREA D,RE,WI
02 book for WGS 136 Section 02 86124 1 Lecture 35/0 WEBONLINE - Cameron Wedding,Rita AB386,FL,GE AREA D,RE,WI

WGS 137 - Women Of Color (3 Units)

Examines the social, economic, and cultural uniqueness of various ethnic groups in the U.S. Includes discussion of definitions of sexism, racism, economic exploitation, feminism, and the nature and evolution of the women's movement in relation to women of color.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 137 Section 01 86125 1 Lecture 45/0 TR WEBONLINE 1200PM-0115PM Tanemura,Janice FL,GE AREA D,RE
02 book for WGS 137 Section 02 86126 1 Lecture 45/0 WEBONLINE - Cameron Wedding,Rita AB386,FL,GE AREA D,RE

WGS 138 - Women+Work (3 Units)

Explores topics basic to discussion of women's paid and unpaid work from historical and crosscultural perspectives. Consideration is given to popular conceptions and stereotypes of work and "women's issues" in the industrialized world; the private and public lives of women and men with emphasis on work and social realities; and the maintenance of patriarchy under capitalism, socialism and communism, with some possible feminist "solutions."

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 138 Section 01 87141 1 Lecture 35/0 MWF WEBONLINE 0800AM-0850AM Mukiibi,Elizabeth FL,GE AREA D,WI

WGS 139 - Violence Against Women (3 Units)

Consider from an international feminist perspective the forms of violence directed at women. It will also look at contemporary attitudes towards women, children, power, aggression and sexuality. Topics include sexual assault; child abuse; medical violence; psychiatric violence; economic violence; and military violence. Also examines the ways in which women are individually and collectively combating these various forms of violence.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 139 Section 01 86130 1 Discussion 45/19 MW EUR106 0400PM-0515PM Nunez,Joanna GE AREA D

WGS 145 - Feminism+Spirit (3 Units)

Provides a critique of traditional patriarchal religions and traces women's participation in the evolution of the human spirit. Consideration is given to the history of Goddess religion and its resurgence in the contemporary world; sexism in institutionalized religions and the current advances women are making in the churches; and dimensions of woman spirit incorporated in today's feminist art and literature.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 145 Section 01 86898 1 Lecture 30/7 MWF AMD152 1100AM-1150AM Hall,Vicki A

WGS 147 - Women's Global Issues (3 Units)

Provides a historical overview, as well as in-depth studies of the similarities and differences in feminist developments from an international perspective. Examples will be drawn from industrialized democracies, centrally planned socialist states, and third world countries. Pluralistic trends in feminist development within countries will also be examined with a view to understanding the differential impact of gender based discrimination on different categories of women.

Prerequisite: Minimum 45 units completed

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 147 Section 01 86648 1 Lecture 25/12 TR AMD314 1200PM-0115PM Mukiibi,Elizabeth

WGS 150 - Intro to Queer & Trans Studies (3 Units)

Introduces students to the fields of queer theory and trans theory from a transnational feminist perspective. Includes theoretical approaches to the history of sexuality and the politics of sexual and gender normativity. Places queer and trans studies in conversation with Native studies, dis/ability studies, postcolonial theory, critical race and ethnic studies, and feminist theory.

Prerequisite: WGS 50 or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 150 Section 01 86133 1 Lecture 30/17 MW ARC3004 0130PM-0245PM Nunez,Joanna

WGS 166 - Gender and Politics (3 Units)

This course examines the influence of socially constructed meanings of femininity and masculinity on the political participation of women, candidate selection, election campaigns, and electoral outcomes in executive and legislative offices in the U.S. and worldwide. Students will develop a rich understanding of the relationship between gender and women¿s political representation and analyze and discuss institutional, structural, cultural, and historical conditions associated with women's voting behavior, political advancement, leadership styles, and impacts of political representation on women.

Cross Listed: POLS 166; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 166 Section 01 86134 1 Lecture 15/12 TR ARC1007 0300PM-0415PM Lee,Young-Im

WGS 175 - Gender & Disability (3 Units)

This interdisciplinary course utilizes texts from various humanities and social sciences disciplines to survey the field of feminist disability studies, with emphasis on intersectional feminist disability theory, narrative, and practice. Attention will be given to historical and contemporary social movements and activism by disabled people, focusing particularly on disability justice. Students will analyze how individual experiences of gender, race, class, sexuality, ethnicity, and nationality intersect with disability to reflect institutional bias against multiply marginalized disabled people.

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 175 Section 01 86836 1 Lecture 45/0 TR WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Jones,Cara FL,GE AREA D,WI

WGS 195A - Field Work Womens Studies (1-3 Units)

Supervised experience in selected women's organizations and projects in the Sacramento area; for example, the Rape Crisis Center, Women Escaping a Violent Environment (WEAVE), Sacramento Women's Center.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 195A Section 01 86135 1 Independent Study 1/1 - Moni,Sujatha I

WGS 199 - Special Problems (1-3 Units)

Supervised individual research projects or directed reading specifically related to Women's Studies topics. Should be taken by students who can work on an individual basis.

Prerequisite: WGS 115 and instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for WGS 199 Section 01 86136 1 Independent Study 1/1 - Staff

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Class Attribute Codes

AB386 - On Line

B5 - Further Studies in Area B (B5)

FL - Fully Online (no In-Person Meetings Incl. Finals)

GE AREA D - GE AREA D

HUM (C2) - Humanities (Area C2)

HY - Hybrid (OnLine & In-Person Meetings)

I - Service Learning Internship

RE - Race & Ethnicity Graduation Requirement (RE)

US HISTORY - United States History

WI - SAC:WRITING INTENSIVE GRAD REQ

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/29/2022 to 12/09/2022)