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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
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WMS 4240 - Women and Violence

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): WMS 1001 or CJC 1010 or PSC 1020 or SOC 1010 or permission of instructor

Description: Students analyze key patterns and trends in violence perpetrated by and against women, with special focus on the diverse experiences of women in the United States. Students will investigate historical, contemporary, sociopolitical, and cross-cultural patterns in causal factors, perpetuation, prevention, intervention and treatment relative to violence and women. Topics will include sexual violence, domestic violence, family violence, cyber-violence, women in prison, women on death row, and women as victims of violence, among others.

Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: CJC, PSC, SOC or WMS.

Cross Listed Course(s): CJC 4240, PSC 4240, SOC 4240

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