2013-2014 Catalog


WGS 202 Women & Afr Amer-Pol (AFR/PSC)

Prerequisite: GSTR 210

Offered: Typically Fall Terms

A study of the participation of women and African Americans in the American political process. Theories of representative democracy and an introduction to the historical struggles for equal rights provide a context for the investigation of contemporary electoral politics, governance, grassroots politics, and public policy. Students examine the progress of women candidates, and of related public-policy issues, throughout the current election and its immediate aftermath. African Americans', Appalachians', and Women's Perspective. NOTE: In order to receive African and African American Studies or Women's and Gender Studies major or minor credit, the student's major project must focus on African Americans or women, respectively. 1 Course Credit

Credits

1 Course Credit

Cross Listed Courses

AFR 202/PSC 202