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Affiliated Courses

Courses taught by staff @ Women’s Resources Center

Staff at the Women's Resources Center teach a number of credit-bearing University courses on issues of gender and society. 

Community Health 199B—Campus Acquaintance Rape Education: 3 hours

This 3-credit course is open to anyone wishing to learn more about sexual violence and its impact on our culture. The course will discuss the impacts of media, gender, power and privilege on the rape culture, as well as the effects of sexual assault, services available to survivors, and ways to get involved in ending sexual violence.  Students who want to become FYCARE Workshop Facilitators may apply at the end of this course. Taught by Molly McLay, Assistant Director, and 2-4 “seasoned” FYCARE facilitators. For more information contact Molly.

Community Health 340B2—Practicum: 3 hours

This seminar style course is designed for students who want to enhance their skills as peer educators on sexual violence and related issues. This course includes the opportunity to design and implement your own sexual violence education workshop. Students who enroll in this class MUST have completed the pre-requisite: CHLTH 199B. Taught by Molly McLay, Assistant Director. For more information contact Molly.

Gender and Women’s Studies 390—Individual Study: 3 hours (may be repeated for a total of 6 hours)

Students interested in an internship-quality volunteer position at the Women’s Resources Center or a related community agency serving women may earn course credit for their work. Scheduling, supervision, and detailed course expectations will be discussed individually and approved prior to registration for the course. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Students may register in more than one section per term. Approved for both letter and S/U grading. Prerequisite: one course in Gender and Women’s Studies; consent of instructor. if interested contact the Women's Center at womenscenter@illinois.edu.