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Park University offers courses and programs related to women’s issues and women’s history.
CoursesCA 330 - Multicultural Communication
Course Description: A study of communication and culture that examines cultural variability in interpersonal relationships. Emphasis is placed on facilitation of more effective communication episodes across gender, race, life-styles, culture and other barriers.
EDU 330 - Issues in Diversity
Course Description: A course that deals with the issues of multicultural education with emphasis on equity and justice dealing with gender, race, and class. Students will be exposed to classrooms that are examples of diversity at work. The expectation will be for critical analysis of society and the impact of diversity in the school.
EN356 - Women’s Literature
Course Description: A study of literary works by and about women which will encourage students to explore the historical, political, and social contexts in which women live and write.
NU 240 - Maternal/Child Health Nursing
Course Description: An exploration of health care issues, health promotion, growth and development, and management of disease processes related to women, infants, children, and families based on evidence based nursing practice.
ProgramsWomen’s History Celebration
Each March, Park University celebrates Women’s History Month with a series of lectures named for Dr. Jessie Bell Woodside Holt, a member of Park’s second graduating class. She gave 11 years of her life, from 1890 to 1901, as physician to Park University.