Women's studies Learning outcomes

1. Realms of Knowledge:
    •  Identify historical and contemporary contributions made by women
    •  Discuss the history of feminist thought in US and international contexts
    •  Articulate the connections and dynamics between feminist theories and  practices
    •  Conduct a sophisticated analysis of the intersectionality of gender, race, class, ethnicity, sexuality, and nationality
    •  Articulate the connections and dynamics between Women's Studies and other academic disciplines
 
2. Research Skills/Methodology
    •  Locate, analyze, and interpret information from a wide range of materials, including scholarly, archival, qualitative, and quantitative materials
    •  Merge (1) personal knowledge and experiences; (2) feminist theories and activism, with the content of women's studies and other courses to formulate sound arguments supported with research
    •  Use the intersectionality of gender, race, class, ethnicity, sexuality, and nationality as a tool of analysis
    •  Critically examine the issues from the perspectives of (1) the global and the local or (2) the universal and the particular
 
3. Public and Community Service:
    •  Apply feminist theories to local, national, or international public and community service
    •  Demonstrate professionalism in the application of feminist theories and practice in a variety of social settings
    •  Communicate effectively about the need for social transformation and demonstrate effectiveness in engaging citizens