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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Course Descriptions


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LIT 273 American Multicultural Literature  

The three digits of the course codes refer to the course level. Undergraduate courses are those numbered from 100 to 499. All numbers above that are for graduate credit.The 100 series is primarily for freshmen; 200 – sophomores; 300 – juniors; and 400 – seniors.

Course Planning Information

Information included with the course description helps you as you plan your course schedules. General Education (Gen Ed), Racial and Ethnic Studies (RES), Global Perspective (GLP), repeatability, and terms offered (if known) are indicated.

The terms indicated serve only as a general guide and do not guarantee that a course will be offered during a particular semester. Verify availability of a course in any given term by checking the online Open Courses listing or through Access Stout when planning your schedule.

 

Training and Human Resource Development

  
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    TRHRD-370 Training Methods in Business and Industry


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Identification of training situations where the development and delivery of training is needed. Emphasis is on methods to deliver a training session. Students will be required to make training sessions presentations.
  
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    TRHRD-389 Training Internship


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Opportunities for students to learn and practice training management and instructional techniques through activities and experiences in a training department. Objectives commensurate with student’s background and field of training. Activities include designing and implementing training programs in student’s major or minor field of study in either industry, business, military or government training programs.
    Department Consent
    TRHRD-360  
  
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    TRHRD-399 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    TRHRD-449 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved training department in business, industry, or government. May be recurring, is supervised during work/study periods. Any recurring work/study periods would be designed to build upon previous experiences in the course.
    Department Consent
  
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    TRHRD-499 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent

Transdisciplinary

  
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    TRDIS-101 Seminar in Career Exploration


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Identification and analysis of individual career interests, values, needs, skills, and goals. Investigation of resources for career planning and development, including educational programs, job market information and employment opportunities. Development of individual career plans.
  
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    TRDIS-120 Strategies for Academic Success


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Strategies for classroom success and for managing college life. Emotional intelligence, identity formation, autonomy, financial literacy as it relates to college life and beyond, interpersonal effectiveness, specific study skills, and communicating with others in a diverse and inclusive environment.
  
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    TRDIS-121 Strategies for Successful Career Development


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Strengths-based exploration of individual career interests, motivations, values, and goals.  Overview of career resources, opportunities, and programs at UW-Stout. Introduction to career development as a life-long process and strategies for successful career planning.
  
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    TRDIS-200 Short-Term Cultural Experience


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Short-term travel experience to U.S. regions delivered through Student Support Services grant-funded program. Available to active, participating students.
    Instructor’s Consent Required
    Must be Sophomore level or higher
  
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    TRDIS-220 Insights into Innovation and Ideation


    (3 cr.)
    Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Develop insights into product product/service/idea invention, innovation, and ethical economic and social value creation.
  
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    TRDIS-296A Experience China: Society and Cultural Immersion


    (3 cr.)
    Global Perspective, Arts and Humanities - Foreign Language and Culture, Social and Behavioral Sciences - Sociology
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Intercultural communication and exposure, awareness and understanding of China, Chinese daily life and culture, and global citizenship. Assess and develop cultural understanding, assumptions, and adaptation.
    Department Consent
  
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    TRDIS-320 McNair Scholars Program Seminar I: Junior Introduction


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Introduction of McNair Scholars to the program. Preparation and planning for doctoral study in an academic discipline.
  
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    TRDIS-325 McNair Scholars Program Seminar II: Junior Research Proposal


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Research proposal and preparation for summer research institute for McNair Scholars.
  
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    TRDIS-330 McNair Scholars Program Seminar III: Senior Graduate School Preparation


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Preparation for the GRE and the graduate school application process for McNair Scholars.
  
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    TRDIS-335 McNair Scholars Program Seminar IV: Senior Capstone


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Transition to graduate school for McNair Scholars. Research dissemination and graduate school success strategies.
  
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    TRDIS-350 Applied Foreign Language Project


    (2 cr.)
    Global Perspective
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Application of foreign language to the context of a career related to the student’s major program. Vocabulary, written communications, and oral interaction in the primary language of the Applied Foreign Language minor.
    Prerequisite: 16 credits in a foreign language
  
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    TRDIS-477 International Study


    (1-16 cr.)
    Global Perspective
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Inter-institutional credit exchange for students accepted in university-approved study abroad or international exchange programs offered through the office of international programs at recognized/accredited institutions in other countries. The course may be repeated.

Vocational Rehabilitation

  
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    REHAB-101 Introduction to Rehabilitation


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    An introduction to serving people with disabilities. Philosophy, history, legislation, concepts and processes, and careers in rehabilitation services.
  
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    REHAB-102 Community Resources


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Role of community resources in rehabilitation.
  
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    REHAB-149 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-6 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved rehabilitation related position to gain experience in provisions of human services. Selection by application and interview.
    Department Consent
  
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    REHAB-198 Field Experience in Rehabilitation


    (1-2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Off-campus work and study in an approved position to better understand the challenges and potentials of various rehabilitation type careers.
    Department Consent
    Prerequisite: take REHAB-101  
  
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    REHAB-199 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    REHAB-201 Pre Practicum in Rehabilitation


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Issues related to professional development, ethics, and career awareness in vocational rehabilitation and criminal justice.
    Prerequisites: take REHAB-101 , REHAB-102 , and REHAB-230  
  
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    REHAB-205 Rehabilitation Practicum


    (3-4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Community based learning in application of rehabilitation concepts and principles. Includes weekly seminar for critique and skill development.
    Prerequisites: take REHAB-101  and REHAB-102 , both with a C or better.
  
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    REHAB-217 Law Enforcement Policies and Procedures


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Law enforcement policies, procedures, philosophies, ethics, and career awareness in criminal justice.
    Prerequisites: take REHAB 101  and REHAB 102  
  
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    REHAB-230 Psychosocial Aspects of Disability


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Subjective, objective, ethnic/cultural, and environmental factors related to the disability experience.
    Prerequisite: take REHAB-101  
  
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    REHAB-249 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-6 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved rehabilitation related position to gain experience in provisions of human services. Selection by application and interview.
    Department Consent
  
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    REHAB-298 Field Experience in Rehabilitation


    (1-2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Off-campus work and study in an approved position to better understand the challenges and potentials of various rehabilitation type careers.
    Department Consent
    Prerequisite: take REHAB-101  
  
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    REHAB-299 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    REHAB-300 Special Topics in Rehabilitation


    (1-2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Special topics not available through regular courses.
  
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    REHAB-300G Grantsmanship in the Helping Professions


    (1-2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Explore grant writing in human service occupations and the necessity for such proposals as an element of change in society. Methods used to seek funding sources and evaluate requests for proposals.
  
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    REHAB-300N Community-Based Rehabilitation Services


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    An examination of national priorities for community-based services designed to enhance competitive employment options for severely disabled persons.
  
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    REHAB-305 Sign Language I


    (3 cr.)
    Communication Skills
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Basic course in manual communication with persons who are deaf. Intensive practice in expressive and receptive communication.
  
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    REHAB-306 Sign Language II


    (3 cr.)
    Communication Skills
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Intermediate course in manual communication with persons who are deaf. American sign language, increasing sign vocabulary and communication speed.
    Prerequisite: take REHAB-305  
  
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    REHAB-310 Vocational Assessment Applications in Rehabilitation


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Common vocational assessment techniques used in rehabilitation settings with diverse populations. Students apply, interpret and synthesize assessment techniques such as consumer needs analysis, vocational interviewing, psychometric testing, occupational information, behavioral observation and work evaluation techniques to provide client feedback and promote informed career decision making.
    Prerequisites: take REHAB-101  and REHAB-102  
  
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    REHAB-315 Rehabilitation and Criminal Justice


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Criminal justice system: process and individual rights. Crime data and criminal law, policing, adjudication. Process roles of corrections and professionals. Disability: demographics, issues and responses.
  
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    REHAB-320 Rehabilitation and Chemical Dependency


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Chemical use and abuse with emphasis on the rehabilitation of persons who are chemically dependent and the historical and sociological implications of drug usage.
  
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    REHAB-321 Rehabilitation of Public Offenders


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Emphasis on programs designed to rehabilitate persons who are public offenders and sociological issues connected with the judicial system.
  
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    REHAB-325 Rehabilitation and Sensory Disability


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Introduction to persons with hearing and visual impairments or both. Methods and techniques used in sensory disability rehabilitation are discussed.
  
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    REHAB-327 Psychiatric Rehabilitation


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Goals and processes of psychiatric rehabilitation. Knowledge and application of skills for integrating diagnosis into planning and intervention with a focus on rehabilitation services for individuals with long-term mental illness in community-based settings.
    Prerequisites: take REHAB-230  and PSYC-361  
  
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    REHAB-333 Adolescent Substance Use and Abuse


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Major concepts, current trends, and culturally sensitive approaches in the assessment, prevention and treatment of adolescent alcohol and drug addiction.
  
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    REHAB-349 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-6 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved rehabilitation related position to gain experience in provisions of human services. Selection by application and interview.
    Department Consent
  
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    REHAB-350 Independent Living


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    An overview of independent living programs in this country including evolution, goals, methods of service delivery, and management of the independent living program.
  
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    REHAB-351 Benefits Coordination: Practice and Application


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Benefits Specialist role and function; rehabilitation content applications. Benefits Program requirements: process and application.
    Prerequisite: take REHAB-102  
  
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    REHAB-355 Rehabilitation of the Older Disabled Worker


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Develop awareness and understanding of older disabled workers with a focus on implementing rehabilitation planning that enables continued participation in the work force or reinsertion into it following disability.
  
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    REHAB-360 Assistive Technology


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Provision of technology to enhance the lives of persons with disabilities. Delivery system, legislation, and issues related to funding are examined. Specific applications in communication, computers, mobility, and workstations and other technologies are reviewed.
  
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    REHAB-361 Microcomputer Applications in Rehabilitation


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Applications of microcomputer technology and adaptive devices in vocational evaluation, work adjustment, placement and administration.
  
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    REHAB-365 Laboratory in Rehabilitation Technology


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Experience utilizing technological aids/devices developed for persons with disabilities. Modify/adapt equipment to meet specific functional requirements. Construct switch/control mechanisms for equipment. Develop prototype solutions to vocational and independent living problems.
    Prerequisite: take REHAB-360  
  
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    REHAB-398 Rehabilitation Practicum


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Community-based learning in an approved position to further develop skills and understanding of the challenges and potentials of various careers working with persons with disabilities, older adults and/or offenders. Written and oral communication emphasis.
    Department Consent
    Prerequisites: take REHAB-201  and COUN-405 , each with a grade of “C” or better
  
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    REHAB-399 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    REHAB-401 Principles and Techniques of Caseload Management


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Principles and techniques of implementing case load management in service of clients of state vocational rehabilitation counseling agencies or rehabilitation facilities.
    Prerequisites: take REHAB 102   and REHAB-230  
  
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    REHAB-402 Management of Non-Profit Organizations


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Principles and practices in the operation of non-profit organizations. Comparison of how non- profit and for-profit operations are affected by organizational structures and authority, budgeting practices, sources of income, personnel issues, strategic planning and program evaluation, and marketing. Application to community agencies.
  
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    REHAB-410 Job Placement Processes


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Placement theory and methods used to assist people with disabilities to obtain appropriate employment.
    Prerequisite: take REHAB-230  
  
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    REHAB-420 Psychological Testing of Individuals with Disabilities


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Use of common psychometric tests with specific emphasis on selection, evaluation, administration, scoring, and interpretation of standardized tests for individuals with disabilities, including those from diverse ethnic and cultural groups.
  
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    REHAB-449 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-6 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved rehabilitation related position to gain experience in provisions of human services. Selection by application and interview.
    Department Consent
  
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    REHAB-452 Group Processes in Rehabilitation Settings


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Theory and application of group processes in rehabilitation settings; direct experience as member and facilitator of a group.
  
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    REHAB-459 Workforce Development, Disability, and Socioeconomics


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Macro/micro influences that keep people unemployed and underemployed, including community, services, providers, employers, and families. Interface among legislative initiatives, disability, and life/work. Policy, strategies, and skills that promote effective intervention and change. Intended for professionals in the field.
  
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    REHAB-460 Rehabilitation in the Private Sector


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Case coordination to support maximum medical recovery and/or vocational rehabilitation of an injured person involved in insurance funded cases. Differences between public and private rehabilitation processes. Interviewing, planning, assessing transferable skills, placing in suitable work, and communicating with other involved individuals. Business practices, professional roles, and ethical issues.
    Prerequisite: take REHAB-310  
  
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    REHAB-461 Forensics for the Human Service Professional


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Terminology and practices associated with forensic for human service professionals. Strategies and materials related to preparation for testimony and expert witness testimony in a court of law and other legal settings.
  
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    REHAB-462 Absence Management


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Orientation to workers with disabilities in business and industry. Focus on reducing disability related costs, and the elimination of attitudinal and environmental barriers as they pertain to hiring, productivity, and retention of workers with disabilities. Governmental requirements, linkage between business, community resources, and rehabilitation.
  
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    REHAB-470 Work Adjustment Services


    (2-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Principles and procedures of adjustment services. Emphasis upon the change and improvement of behavior. Supervised practical experience in interviewing, behavior observation, individual work adjustment planning, lesson plan development and report writing.
    Prerequisite: take REHAB-310  
  
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    REHAB-480 Advanced Rehabilitation Practicum


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Advanced experience in service delivery to persons with disabilities in varied agency/service settings related to student’s designated rehabilitation concentration.
    Department Consent
    Prerequisite: take REHAB-398  
  
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    REHAB-481 Application Of Theories In Rehabilitation Counseling


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Major theories and techniques used in rehabilitation counseling.  Development of skills in the use of basic counseling techniques with individuals who are disabled and including those from various ethnic and cultural groups.
  
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    REHAB-482 Sexuality and Disability


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Investigate sexuality as an integral part of the disability experience. Explore programs, techniques and personal biases in relation to sexuality of persons with disabilities.
  
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    REHAB-483 Vocational Counseling Issues


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Theoretical and applied approaches to vocational counseling and current research in vocational choice and career development as related to vocational counseling.
  
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    REHAB-488 Developing Collaborative Partnerships


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Development of professional relationships that are characterized by collaboration and respect for the consumer or student. Role of team members including human service professionals, consumer student, family members, school personnel, and community organization staff in collaborative decision making. Enhanced service delivery responsiveness through application of collaborative principles.
  
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    REHAB-499 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent

Women and Gender Studies

  
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    WGS-199 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    WGS-210 Introduction to Women and Gender Studies


    (3 cr.)
    Racial & Ethnic Studies Category A, Global Perspective, Cross-disciplinary Issues
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Interdisciplinary analysis of gender and discrimination, including an examination of history, science, art, and institutions throughout the U.S. and globally.
  
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    WGS-311 Topics in Women’s Studies


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Exploring, from interdisciplinary perspective, new information and ideas in a selected area of significance to women’s studies.
    Prerequisite: take WGS-210  
  
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    WGS-356 Gender in Cross Cultural Perspective


    (3 cr.)
    Global Perspective, Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Gender roles in cross-cultural perspective, including the United States. Anthropological theories of gender and inequality. Variation in domestic, social, economic, political, and religious roles; historical development of and contemporary changes in women’s and men’s roles; global influences and processes of change and improvement in the lives of modern women.
  
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    WGS-499 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent

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