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Women's & Gender Studies

Welcome to the web page for the Women's & Gender Studies Program at Bluegrass Community & Technical College. We are an Area of the Humanities Division.

Classes We Offer

WGS 200 (Women's Studies in the Social Sciences) is an introduction to the study of women's lives from a social science perspective, using a cross-cultural and interdisciplinary approach. It fulfills 3 credit hours under the General Education requirements for Social Science and transfers easily to UK. (It can also be used to satisfy the Cultural Studies requirement for the AA or AS degrees.)

WGS 201 (Women's Studies in the Arts and Humanities) is an introduction to women's history in work, family and creative production from a Humanities' perspective. It fulfills 3 credit hours under the General Education requirement for Humanities and transfers easily to UK. (It can also be used to satisfy the Cultural Studies requirement for the AA or AS degrees.)

Note: WGS 201 has heavy reading and writing assignments. Please do not place students who are enrolled in reading courses into WGS 201, a sophomore level course.

ENG 234 (Introduction to Women's Literature) introduces students to the rich body of women's writing, explores common and differing themes, attitudes, cultural norms and gender identity evident in multiethnic, diverse societies though analysis and discussion of texts by women writers. It fulfills 3 credit hours under the General Education requirement for Humanities and transfers easily to UK. (It can also be used to satisfy the Cultural Studies requirement for the AA or AS degrees.)

Other Information

 

AA Focus Area, Women's Studies: WGS 200 and WGS 201, and choose three courses from ENG 234, HIS 265, GEO 240, FAM 253

 

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Contact

Kathy Swango
Leestown Campus - M-Building (106)
164 Opportunity Way
Lexington, KY 40511
(859) 246-6695
kathya.swango@kctcs.edu