Women's Studies Electives

Select 12 hours from the following List:

Women's Studies

Arts and Humanities

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Please see the UAB undergraduate catalog for course descriptions.

Women’s Studies

WS 280/480. Special Topics in Women’s Studies

Subjects of special interest, such as women and religion, women in civil rights movement, and theories of women’s studies. Varies in content depending upon topic. Students may enroll under these numbers multiple times but topic may not be repeated.

1 to 3 hours

 

WS 490. Directed Readings in Women’s Studies—Independent study with faculty guidance of selected gender-related issues.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. 1 to 3 hours.

 

WS 491. Directed Research in Women’s Studies—Independent research with faculty guidance on selected gender-related issues.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. 1 to 3 hours.

 

WS 495. Internship in Women’s Studies—Experience in community agency working with women or gender issues. Course requirements dependent upon number of credits student wishes to take.

Prerequisite: Permission of program director. 1 to 3 hours.

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Arts and Humanities
EH 214. Introduction to Literature: In a Different Voice— Women writers in American fiction.—3 hours.

EH 444. Women’s Literature and Theory—3 hours.

EH 487. Nineteenth-Century British Novel (Women’s Studies Emphasis)—3 hours.

EH 492. Special Topics: Seduction, Marriage, and Patriarchy in the Plays of William Shakespeare—3 hours.

EH 492. Special Topics: Brontes and George Eliot—3 hours.

EH 492. Special Topics: Southern Women Writers: Struggles with Cultural Expectations—3 hours.

EH 492. Special Topics: The “New Woman” in Literature, 1890–1920—3 hours.

EH 492. Special Topics: Contemporary Women Poets of North America—3 hours.

EH 492. Special Topics: Women and Film—3 hours.


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Social and Behavioral Sciences
Anthropology (ANTH)

ANTH 357. Anthropology of Gender—3 hours.

History (HY)

HY 303. Women in American History—3 hours.

HY 329. U.S. Women’s Labor History—3 hours.

HY 342. History of Women in Latin America—3 hours.

HY 423. Southern Women: Image and Reality—3 hours.

 

Justice Sciences (JS)

JS 443. Special Topics: Women and the Criminal Justice System—3 hours.

Political Science (PSC)

PSC 322. Women in Politics—3 hours.

 

Psychology (PY)

PY 420. Contemporary Issues: Psychobiology of Sex Differences—3 hours.

Sociology (SOC)

SOC220. Women and Men: Changing Gender Roles—3 hours.

SOC 240. Family Conflict and Violence—3 hours.

SOC 290. Special Topics in Sociology: Women and the Third World—3 hours.

SOC 290. Special Topics in Sociology: Women and Contemporary

Social Issues—3 hours.

SOC 291. Special Topics in Sociology: African American Women’s Perspectives on Gender, Race, and Class—3 hours.

SOC 490. Gender Inequality—3 hours.

SOC 490A. Women and the Family—1 hour.

SOC 490B. Women and Work—1 hour.

SOC 490C. Women and Power—1 hour.


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