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Courses

Below you will find the current coures offerings listed by semeseter and then alphabetically by department. If you have any questions about these courses, please contact the Registrar's Office at registrar@simmons.edu or 617-521-2111.

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Fall 2014 Course Schedule - Updated Hourly

Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 07/23/2014 05:26AM

Women's & Gender Studies

WGST 100 - Intro to Multicultural Women's Studies

4 sem. hrs. Examines the position of women in society and introduces an interdisciplinary approach to the study of women. Analyzes differing theories of women's oppression, considers justifications for current feminist demands, and keeps in mind the relationship between theoretical issues and personal concerns. Resources include articles, interviews, films, and guest speakers. Thomas.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits
01 09/08/2014 -
12/08/2014
Monday, Wednesday

01:30PM-
02:50PM
N/A
Dawna Thomas Open 13 No 4.00

WGST 111 - Intro to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Tran

4 sem. hrs. Introduces students to the interdisciplinary field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender studies. Examines LGBT identity, sexuality, gender, politics, and culture from a variety of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives, including history, sociology, philosophy, and science. Raymond, Trigilio.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits
01 09/04/2014 -
12/09/2014
Tuesday, Thursday

02:00PM-
03:20PM
N/A
Jo Trigilio Open 18 No 4.00

WGST 193 - Women in Literature

4 sem. hrs. Explores the writings and cultural contexts of literature by and about women from the 19th century to the present. Features novels, short stories, speeches, poems, and plays. Selected topics may include: education, friendship, sexuality, the marriage plot, labor, and protest and politics. Hager, Bergland, Bromberg, Leonard.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits
01 09/05/2014 -
12/05/2014
Wednesday, Friday

01:30PM-
02:50PM
N/A
Phyllis Thompson Open 17 No 4.00

WGST 204 - Roots of Feminism

4 sem. hrs. Prereq.: WGST 100, WGST 111,WGST 125, or WGST 193 and sophomore standing. Explores the historic roots of the demand for political, social, and economic justice for women. Studies the development of feminist theory and activism through comparative analysis. Emphasizes the diversity of feminist thought and how successive generations have revised the meaning of feminist theory and practice. Hager.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits
01 09/04/2014 -
12/08/2014
Monday, Thursday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
N/A
Kelly Hager Open 11 No 4.00

WGST 210 - Sisters of African Diaspora

4 sem. hrs. An interdisciplinary lens is used to examine Black women's experiences with sexism, colorism, domesticity, sexuality, immigration, body politics, and violence. Black women from the African Diaspora (Cape Verdean, Caribbean, Afro Latina, and Black American) show how their experiences transcend national and societal boundaries, challenging common assumptions of black womanhood. Thomas.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits
01 09/05/2014 -
12/05/2014
Wednesday, Friday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
N/A
Dawna Thomas Open 18 No 4.00

WGST 232 - Race, Gender & Health

4 sem. hrs. Examines the unique perspective of health care from the cultural lens appropriate to women of color. Historical, social, environmental, and political factors that contribute to racial and gender disparities in health care are analyzed. Students will develop cultural competency tools for more effective health care delivery with individuals and families of color. Thomas.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits
01 09/08/2014 -
12/08/2014
Monday

03:30PM-
06:20PM
N/A
Dawna Thomas Open 14 No 4.00

WGST 350 - Independent Study

4 sem. hrs. Prereq.: Consent of the faculty supervisor. Staff.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits
01 09/04/2014 -
12/08/2014
N/A N/A N/A Diane Grossman Open 10 Yes 4.00

WGST 355 - Thesis

4 sem. hrs. Prereq.: Consent of the department. A formal thesis proposal should be submitted in the semester prior to commencing thesis research. Successful completion of WGST 350 Independent Study required before registering for WGST 355. Staff.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits
01 09/04/2014 -
12/08/2014
N/A N/A N/A Diane Grossman Open 10 Yes 4.00

WGST 370 - Internship

4- 8 sem. hrs. Prereq.: Consent of faculty supervisor. In collaboration with the Career Education Center and under supervision by a department faculty member, students intern for 8-10 hours a week (for 4 credits) or 16-20 hours a week (for 8 credits) in workplace sites connected to their major. Students complete a final paper that reflects on their experience and brings together theory and practice. Staff.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits
01 09/04/2014 -
12/08/2014
N/A N/A N/A Diane Grossman Open 10 Yes 4.00
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