The following courses are approved for the Women, Policy and Political Leadership (WPPL) Undergraduate and Graduate Certificate Programs.
Core 3-Credit Courses
GOVT-483/683 Women, Politics & Public Policy
A wide variety of issues of concern to women, including healthcare, welfare, educational equity, employment discrimination, and reproductive rights are examined through the lens of the formal policy-making process.
GOVT-484/684 Women & Political Leadership
This course explores the historical evolution of women as leaders, the factors that have limited the number of women in leadership positions, and the differences in men's and women's leadership styles.
Core 1-Credit Courses
GOVT-485/685.006 Women, Leadership, Politics and Power: from the C-Suite to Capitol Hill
Laura Cox Kaplan
February 10-11, 2017, 9AM to 5PM
This course will look at women’s leadership (and leadership development) drawing from models designed to tap into women’s unique strengths and attributes. We’ll talk about specific benefits associated with having women in positions of leadership, while also discussing the challenges that often impact women’s rise to the top in business and in politics. We’ll explore innovative ways to increase support for women including political engagement on behalf of and in support of women including through social impact investment models, as well as through private/NGO partnerships and other collaborations. $50 special fee applies to this section.
Introduction to Women and Politics
February 18-19, 2017, 9AM to 5PM
This course is an intensive introduction to women and politics. Students in the course gain an understanding of the historical struggle of women for political, economic, and educational rights, as well as the major actors who were or continue to be involved in these efforts. $50 special fee applies to this section.
GOVT-485/685.007 Women, Politics, and Social Policy
February 25-26, 2017, 9AM to 5PM
Women, Politics and Social Policy serves as an introduction to the morally and politically complex issues of public policy affecting women at two different stages of the life course: young, unmarried mothers, and women in their retirement years. This course will explore some of the issues related to provision of benefits, eligibility requirements, and sources of public financing. We will analyze the challenges facing national and state governments to address the problems facing women in these circumstances efficiently, comprehensively and effectively $50 special fee applies to this section.
Additional 3-Credit Courses
AMST-330 Contemporary American Culture: Beyonce: Race, Gend, Sexuality
ANTH 215-001 Sex, Gender & Culture
ANTH 215-002 Sex, Gender & Culture
ANTH-635 Race, Gender & Social Justice
ARTH-414/614 Women and the Avant-Garde
ARTH-517 N. Renaiss Art: Sex & Gender
ECON-675 Gender Persp Econ Anlys: Macro
GOVT-487 Gender & Politics in Mid-East
HIST-220 FA4 .001 Women in America since 1850
HPRM-323-001 Issues in Women’s Health
HPRM-323-002 Issues in Women’s Health
LIT-481/681-002 Advanced Studies in Culture: Sexuality in Victorian Lit
SIS-619.002 Special Studies in Int’l Pol: Gender, Peace and Security
SISU-260-001 Identity, Race, Gender & Cultr
SISU-260-002 Identity, Race, Gender & Cultr
SISU-260-003 Identity, Race, Gender & Cultr
SISU-306 Adv Int’l Studies Research: Gender and World Politics
SISU-310 Topics Peace/Glb Sec/Con Res: Gender and Peace Building
SOCY-352 Gender Relations & Soc Change
WGSS-225 Gender, Politics & Power
SOCY-210-001 Power, Privilege & Inequality
SOCY-210-002 Power, Privilege & Inequality
WGSS-240 Sexuality Studies
WGSS-350-001 Interpreting Gender in Culture: Feminist Artists of Diaspora
WGSS-350-002 Interpreting Gender in Culture: The Lavender Screen
WGSS-350-006 Interpreting Gender in Culture: Geography of Gend/ Dev in Africa
WGSS-350-007 Spain: Long Walk to Equality
WGSS-350-008 Interpreting Gender in Culture: Transgender Studies
WGSS-350-009 Interpreting Gender in Culture: Beyonce: Race, Gend, Sexuality