Santa Clara University

Women's & Gender Studies Program
 

Women's and Gender Studies Courses

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Courses

WGST

1A/2A

 

 

Composition and Rhetoric: Rhetorics of Identity/Rhetorics of Passing

WGST

11A/12A

 

 

Women in Transnational Perspective

WGST

14

Also listed as: ENGL

35G

African American Literature and Gender

WGST

15

Also listed as:ENGL

69

Literature by Women Writers of Color

WGST

16

Also listed as: ENGL

39G

Multicultural Literatures of the United States

WGST

33

Also listed as: PHSC

28

Human Sexuality

WGST

34

Also listed as: ENGL

67

U.S. Gay and Lesbian Literature

WGST

45

Also listed as: RSOC

41

Women’s Spiritualities

WGST

46

Also listed as: SCTR

26

Gender in Early Christianity

WGST

47

Also listed as: SCTR

39

Biblical Women and Power

WGST

48

Also listed as: TESP

79

Women in Christian Tradition

WGST

50

 

 

Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies

WGST

51

 

 

Introduction to LGBTQ Studies

WGST

56

Also listed as: ENGL

68

Literature and Women

WGST

57

Also listed as: HIST

84

US Women's History

WGST

58

Also listed as: PHIL

4A

Ethics and Gender

WGST

62/162

Also listed as: DANC

66/166

Women in Dance History

WGST

76

 

 

Violence Against Women

WGST

101/163

or ENGL 125

 

Feminist Theory

WGST

102

Also listed as: COMM

111G

Research Methods

WGST

103

 

 

TOPICS in Women's and Gender Studies

WGST

110

Also listed as: ENGL

158G

Native American Women Writers

WGST

111

Also listed as: ETHN

141

Asian American Women

WGST

112

Also listed as: ETHN

154

Women of Color in the U.S.

WGST

114

Also listed as: ETHN

157

Race, Gender, Class & the College Experience

WGST

115

Also listed as: SOCI

153

Race, Class and Gender in the U.S.

WGST

116

Also listed as: COMM

164A

Race, Gender & Public Health in the News

WGST

117

Also listed as: COMM

168A

Race, Gender and Politics in the News

WGST

118

Also listed as: POLI

169

Women and Law (This topic only)

WGST

120

Also listed as: ANTH

88

Middle East: Gender and Sexuality

WGST

121

Also listed as: ECON

135

Gender Issues in the Developing World

WGST

122

Also listed as: ENGL

153

Studies in Global Gay and Lesbian Cultures

WGST

122

Also listed as: ENGL

153

Studies in Global Gay and Lesbian Cultures

WGST

123

Also listed as: FREN

113

Black African/Caribbean Women Writers

WGST

124

Also listed as: HIST

116

Sex and Gender in the Era of High Imperialism

WGST

125

Also listed as: HIST

143

Women in Political Revolutions

WGST

126

Also listed as: HIST

150

Women in East Asia

WGST

127

Also listed as: POLI

127

Global Perspectives (Women & Law only)

WGST

128

Also listed as: SOCI

135

Gender and Social Change in Latin America

WGST

129

Also listed as: ENGL

164

Studies in Carribean Literature

WGST

133

Also listed as: CLAS

141

Love and Relationships in Classical Antiquity

WGST

133

Also listed as: PHIL

131D

Love and Relationships in Classical Antiquity

WGST

134

Also listed as: ENGL

122

Film, Gender, and Sexuality (with sexuality topic only)

WGST

134AW

Also listed as: ENGL

122AW

Film, Gender, and Sexuality (with Professor Apara Nanda Only)

WGST

136

Also listed as: ENGL

156

Interdisciplinary Gay and Lesbian Studies

WGST

137

Also listed as: HIST

133

History of Sexuality

WGST

138

Also listed as: HIST

177

Gays and Lesbians in United States History

WGST

139

Also listed as: THTR

167

Gender and Performance

WGST

140

Also listed as: COMM

106G

Gender, Health & Sexuality

WGST

145

Also listed as: RSOC

168

Gender and Judaism

WGST

146

Also listed as: RSOC

170

Religion, Gender and Globalization

WGST

147

Also listed as: SCTR

158

Postcolonial Perspectives on the New Testament

WGST

148

Also listed as: SCTR

165

Gender and Sexuality in Biblical Interpretations

WGST

149

Also listed as: TESP

131

Feminist Theology

WGST

150

Also listed as: TESP

139

Catholic Theology and Human Sexuality

WGST

151

Also listed as: TESP

175

Women’s Theologies from the Margins

WGST

152

Also listed as: RSOC

139

Mexican Popular Catholicism & Gender

WGST

153

Also listed as: SCTR

157

The Bible & Empire

WGST

154

Also listed as: ENGL

189G

Literature & Religion: Women Poets, Spirituality & Justice

WGST

155

Also listed as: ANTH

157

Family and Culture

WGST

156

Also listed as: ARTH

188

Women in the Visual Arts

WGST

157

Also listed as: CLAS

185

Women in Ancient Greece

WGST

158

Also listed as: CLAS

186

Women in Ancient Rome

WGST

159

Also listed as: CLAS

187

Family in Antiquity

WGST

159

Also listed as: HIST

113

Family in Antiquity

WGST

160

Also listed as: COMM

101A

Vocation and Gender

WGST

161

Also listed as: COMM

108A

Communication and Gender (only)

WGST

164

Also listed as: ENGL

132G

Studies in 19th-Century American Literature

WGST

165

Also listed as: ENGL

135G

Women and Gender in U.S. Fiction

WGST

166

Also listed as: ENGL

152

Women, Literature, and Theory

WGST

167

Also listed as: ENGL

168

Women and Literature

WGST

169

Also listed as: HIST

115S

Gender, Race, and Citizenship in the Modern World

WGST

170

Also listed as: HIST

119

Sex, Family, and Crime in Mediterranean Europe,  1300-1800

WGST

171

Also listed as: HIST

135

Women and Gender in Modern Europe

WGST

172

Also listed as: HIST

136

Gender and Class in 20th Centery Europe

WGST

172

Also listed as: HIST

136

Gender, Race, and Class in 20th-Century Europe

WGST

173

Also listed as: HIST

181

United States Women Since 1900

WGST

174

Also listed as: HIST

182

Sex and Family in American History

WGST

175

Also listed as: FREN

174

French Novels and Films (Culture, Gender, and Social Classes only)

WGST

176

Also listed as: FREN

182

Women in French Literature

WGST

177

Also listed as: FREN

183

20th-Century French Women Writers

WGST

178

Also listed as: FREN

184

20th-Century French Women Writers in Translation

WGST

179

Also listed as: GERM

182

Women in German Literature

WGST

180

Also listed as: POLI

154

Women and Politics

WGST

181

Also listed as: SOCI

152

Women and Men in the Workplace

WGST

182

Also listed as: SOCI

157

Sociology of Family

WGST

183

Also listed as: THTR

151

Fashion, Politics, and Issues of Gender

WGST

184

Also listed as: PHIL

115

Feminism and Ethics

WGST

185

Also listed as: ITAL

182

20th-Century Italian Women Writers

WGST

186

Also listed as: ENGL

134G

Studies in Contemporary American Literature

WGST

187

Also listed as: ANTH

90

Cross Cultural Study of Women

WGST

190

 

 

Senior Seminar

WGST

197

 

 

Capstone Project (majors only who are under the old requirements)

WGST

198

 

 

Internship

WGST

199

 

 

Directed Reading/Research



Courses by Major/Minor Breadth Requirement