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Course Descriptions

(Source: 2013-2015 Berkeley City College Catalog)

 

WS 1, 3 Units

Introduction to Women’s Studies

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Also offered as SOCSC 1. Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in SOCSC 1. Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Contemporary issues concerning women and girls in diverse national, cultural, racial/ethnic, and social class contexts: Theories of and strategies for women’s empowerment on the personal, institutional, societal, and global levels.

 

WS 35, 3 Units

Feminist Philosophy

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Also offered as PHIL 35. Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in PHIL 35. Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Introduction to feminist philosophy through the study of different philosophical approaches to and bases for feminism: Historical, cultural, and political approach to feminist theories in relation to one another and to other branches of philosophy.

 

WS 48UA-ZZ, .5-5 Units

Selected Topics in Women’s Studies

0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: CSU

See section on Selected Topics.

 

WS 52, 4 Units

Women and Cinema

4 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Recommended preparation: HUMAN 21 or an introduction to Film Studies course. Also offered as HUMAN 52. Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in HUMAN 52. Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Analysis of women in cinema and of feminist and queer film criticism: Feminist film theory, criticism, and history; women as readers of film; women’s independent film; women’s often conflicted relationship with film representations; and the role of sexuality and gender in film viewing and representation.

 

(Source: 2013-2015 Berkeley City College Catalog)

  • Women's Studies

    Tuesday 16 September 2014

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