Tompkins Cortland Community College

WGST100 - Perspectives on Women--An Introduction

This course is a study of women in American society. Emphasis is placed upon brief but intense contact with many disciplines (biology, psychology, sociology, history, literature, economics, and the arts), each of which is important to develop an integrated understanding of women in contemporary society. The course focuses on the experiences of women in their varied social, cultural, and economic situations and analyzes the social, cultural, economic, and political institutions, which shape women's lives. Prerequisites: RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.). Occasionally.