2014-2015 Undergraduate Bulletin

POL 237 Women and Politics

3 hours 

This course provides students with an opportunity to consider the presence of women in political institutions and how a range of political and policy issues pertain to women. It introduces students to the history of women's entry to political life, their struggles for equal rights and representation, and their current roles and representation in electoral politics. Students will also examine how a range of political issues such as prostitution, same-sex marriage, and abortion impact women in the United States and, where comparison is useful, abroad.




ENG 101


This course satisfies the Flexible Core: Individual and Society area of the Gen Ed Program.