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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GWS 3651 - U.S. Women's History

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

Description: This course emphasizes women's changing roles in American history from pre-Columbian times to the present. The course covers the nature of women's work and women's participation in the family, church, and reform movements in the colonial and Republican periods and the 19th and 20th centuries. Students study the emergence of the modern woman in the 20th-century, as well as the re-emergence of the women's movement. The course stresses both the changes and the continuities over the last 300 years.

Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: GWS or HIS.

Cross Listed Course(s): HIS 3650

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