Dec 11, 2023  
2022-2023 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WGS 205 - Introduction to Feminist and Critical Data Analysis

The course will feature a certain tension as we learn how to leverage software and mathematical methods to analyze publicaly available data to investigate the history and present of marginalized groups and social inequities.  Alongside this technical and quantitative work, we will consider various critiques of quantitative methods and Western knowledge in general.  WGS 101 - Intro to WGS is a recommended prerequisite.

General Education Requirements: Quantitative Literacy and Social Context and Institutions

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 3