WGS 345 • PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN
Psychology of Women is the study of women's experiences, issues, and behavior in the context of psychological theory and research. This class integrates many sub disciplines of psychology, including physiological, personality, developmental, social, abnormal, and applied psychology. This course will explore a variety of topics relevant to the psychology of women, including for example, theories of women's personality, gender socialization, sex differences, victimization, oppression, and motherhood. We will also discuss the ways that SES, culture, ethnicity, and sexual orientation impact the psychology of women.