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Women’s Studies

WOM ST 10, Introduction to Women’s Studies 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) Prerequisite: None. Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

Introduction to the study of women and men in society, covering comparative issues of social, political, and economic position in the workplace, family, cultural institutions; historical basis of women’s subordination; the female experience; the male experience; relations between women and men; intersections of ethnicity/race, class and gender; violence against women; cultural images of women and men; social roles of women and men and movements for social change.

3486 8:00a-9:20a MW HSS 150 Westerband Y

3487 9:30a-10:50a MW HSS 150 Westerband Y
Above section 3487 is part of the Scholars Program and enrollment is limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

3488 11:15a-12:35p TTh HSS 150 Manoff R J
Above section 3488 is part of the Scholars Program and enrollment is limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

3489 12:45p-2:05p TTh HSS 150 Westerband Y

3490 2:15p-3:35p TTh HSS 155 Westerband Y

WOM ST 20, Women, Feminisms, and Social Movements: A Global Approach 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) Prerequisite: None. Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course introduces and utilizes feminist theories to examine salient issues that women confront around the world and the variant movements of resistance and social change spurred by these issues. The course includes an examination of both historical and contemporary women’s activism around the globe, including feminist movements that focus on political, economic, cultural, and environmental change, as well as an assessment of the impact of globalization on women’s lives. Particular attention may be given to Third World women, poor women, women of color, immigrant women, incarcerated women, women and war, women with disabilities, and queer people.

3491 11:15a-12:35p MW HSS 150 Westerband Y

WOM ST 88A, Independent Studies in Women’s Studies 1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

3492 Arrange-1 Hour HSS 354 Schultz C K

WOM ST 88B, Independent Studies in Women’s Studies 2 units

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

3493 Arrange-2 Hours HSS 354 Schultz C K

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