Feb 20, 2024  
2023-2024 
  
2023-2024

Women’s Studies, Micro-credential


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This micro-credential emphasizes relationships between social, political, and personal issues while making global connections, both historical and contemporary and exploring the universality and variety of topics centered around women’s experiences.   Earners of this micro-credential must complete ENGL 2413 - Women in Literature, HIST 2133 - Survey of Women’s History, and PSY 2603 - Psychology of Women with a minimum grade of “D” or higher. Each course curriculum is designed with the intent that students will further develop critical thinking, verbal and written, research, and presentation skills. 

Women in Literature (ENGL 2413) - After reviewing literature written by and about women of various times and places, students will examine and interpret values and attitudes from a variety of perspective suggested by the readings. Lectures, discussions, and papers will emphasize relationships between social, political, and personal issues while making global connections, both historical and contemporary, and exploring the universality and variety of women’s issues. This course satisfies three credit hours of the General Education Humanities requirement for all Associate in Arts, Science, and Diversified Studies degrees.  

Survey of Women’s History (HIST 2133) - This course explores some of the most significant events in U.S. women’s history from the pre-colonial period to the present, focusing on how women’s roles, status, and legal rights evolved due to social and economic change and as a result of the activism of reformers.

Psychology of Women (PSY 2603)- The student will discuss issues, theories and research related to female development and the factors influencing that development from social science, historical, and biographical perspectives

Minimum of 9 credit hours


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