Women's Studies Courses
We offer a wide range of engaging courses that meet our student learning objectives (SLOs). The SLOs for these undergraduate courses are:
- Ability to engage in critical thinking and meta-cognition.
- Evidence of mastery of key concepts in Women's Studies, including the social construction of gender; sexuality/gender connections; intersectionalities among gender, race, class and other vectors of power and identity; social stratification.
- Ability to apply interdisciplinarity to area of focus/study.
- Evidence of superior writing ability.
- Evidence of superior oral communication skills.
- Ability to apply gender analysis in an Pacific-Asian context.
- Ability to connect the classroom with "real world" feminist issues.
- Evidence of mastery of key concepts pertaining to men and masculinities.
Highlighted courses satisfy the gender/race & ethnicity in transnational perspective requirement.
For complete course descriptions, please visit the UH Manoa website.
For course availability, please visit the UH Manoa website.
|WS 151||3||Introduction to Women's Studies|
|WS 175||3||History of Gender, Sex, and Sexuality in Global Perspectives to 1500 CE|
|WS 176||3||History of Gender, Sex and Sexuality in Global Perspective, 1500 CE to the Present|
|WS 200||3||Culture, Gender, and Appearance|
|WS 202||3||Psychology of Gender|
|WS 230||3||Women and Sport|
|WS 245||3||Women Writers of World Literature|
|WS 257||3||Sexual Identity in Literature|
|WS 304||3||Women, War, and the Military|
|WS 305||3||Women and Health|
|WS 306||3||Indigenous Women's Health|
|WS 311||3||U.S. Women's History|
|WS 315||3||Sex and Gender|
|WS 318||3||Women and Social Policy|
|WS 339||3||South Asian Migrants: Culture and Politics|
|WS 345||3||20th-Century Literature by Women|
|WS 346||3||20th-Century Chinese Women Writers|
|WS 350||3||Sex Differences in the Life Cycle|
|WS 351||3||Women, Ideas, and Society|
|WS 356||3||Women and Religion|
|WS 360||3||Pacific/Asian Women in Hawai'i|
|WS 361||3||Seminar: Women and International Development|
|WS 362||3||Sociology of Gender|
|WS 375||3||Women and the Media|
|WS 381||3||Gender, Sexuality and Literature|
|WS 384||3||Women and Politics|
|WS 390||3||Gender and Race in U.S. Society|
|WS 399||V||Directed Reading|
|WS 400||3||Food, Body, and Women: Analysis of Biopolitics|
|WS 410||3||Gender and Politics in U.S.-Okinawa Relations|
|WS 414||3||Women in Drama and Theater|
|WS 418||3||Women and Work|
|WS 419||3||Feminist Issues in Philosophy|
|WS 424||3||Gender, Sexuality, and Cyberspace|
|WS 430||3||Seminar in the Biology of Women|
|WS 434||3||Women and Madness|
|WS 435||3||Women and Crime|
|WS 436||3||Gender, Justice and Law|
|WS 437||3||Gender and Violence: Transnational Feminist Analyses|
|WS 438||3||Gender and Environmental Philosophy|
|WS 439||3||Feminist Theory|
|WS 440||3||Feminist Methods and Research|
|WS 444||3||Gender and Consumption in a Global World|
|WS 445||3||U.S. Women's Literature and Culture|
|WS 446||3||Gender Violence Over the Lifecycle|
|WS 452||3||Marriage and Family: Feminist Perspective|
|WS 453||3||Gender Issues in Education|
|WS 456||3||Politics of Men and Masculinity in U.S. Culture|
|WS 460||3||Feminism, Nation and Empire|
|WS 462||3||Asian Women|
|WS 463||3||Gender Issues in Asian Society|
|WS 481||3||Women and Film|
|WS 483||3||Studies in Literature and Sexuality and Gender|
|WS 492||3||Women and Revolution|
|WS 495||3||Selected Topics|
|WS 496||3||Teaching Women's Studies|
|WS 602||3||Transnational Feminist Teaching and Research|
|WS 610||1||Faculty Seminar Series|
|WS 612||3||Women in American Culture|
|WS 613||3||Feminist Research and Methods of Inquiry|
|WS 615||3||Feminist Theory|
|WS 620||3||Feminism and Its "Others"|
|WS 623||3||Topics in Feminist Social Policy Research|
|WS 650||2||Research in Feminist Studies: Capstone Experience|
|WS 699||V||Directed Reading and Research|
|WS 753||3||Research Seminar in Chinese Literature|