Anatomy and physiology, evolution of reproduction, health related issues, gestation, lactation and child care; the role of women in the work force and sciences, including health issues; contribution of women to global initiatives, including ecofeminism. Not for credit towards the Biology major or minor or M.S. degree in Biology.
Prerequisite: one course fulfilling GenEdIIA.1. GenEdII.A.2.
WOMEN, GENDER & SCIENCE
Understanding women in the context of the natural sciences, including historical and contemporary contributions by women scientists; critique of science education and research design; professional and educational discrimination; career challenges and options; guidelines for non-sexist research design.
Prerequisite: BIOL 110, BIOL 112, BIOL 115, or BIOL 201 AND one course from GenEd I.C. GenEd II.A.2.
WOMEN, SOCIETY AND RADIATION SCIENCE
Gender bias in contemporary physical science using feminist critique of science, impact of research in radiation science on society and women's lives.
Prerequisite: science courses (fulfillment of GenEd II.A.1) and one mathematics course (fulfillment of GenEd I.C.), or consent of instructor. GenEd II.A.2.