Tompkins Cortland Community College

WGST233 - Women in US History


Cross-listed as HSTY 233. This course emphasizes the experiences of women from a variety of cultures within the U.S. from colonial times to the present. Among the topics discussed are women's familial roles, the changing nature of household work, racial and ethnic differences in women's experiences, the women's rights movement, employment of women outside the home, and contemporary feminism. Note: For students scoring above 84 on the N.Y. State Regents U.S. History & Government Exam, this course fulfills the SUNY General Education American History requirement. Prerequisites: RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in MATH 090 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.). Spring semester.