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Women's Studies

WS 101/ENG 101 Introduction to Women’s Studies 3 Credit Hours – 3 Contact Hours.
Prerequisites: English 091 and Meet Ready to Succeed Requirement
This is a fundamental course in which students study women’s diverse experiences, perspectives, and contributions by examining cultural beliefs and stereotyped images of women and their roles in different times and places. Interdisciplinary in its range of course content, WS 101/ENG 101 explores representations of women and their efforts to define new identities through work, creative activity, and feminism, both historically and at present. The course covers socialization, sexuality, the history of the women’s liberation movement, and different perspectives in feminism. Course goals: raise awareness, make connections, read, think, and write critically, and apply course knowledge and issues to personal experiences.

Instructor: Gretchen Cline         view schedule

Phone: 231.777.0353     Fax: 231.777.0255     E-Mail:

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