Catalogue 2014 - 2015

SO 208 Gender

Credits

3 cr.

Course Description

Focusing on a balanced view between theories and "real world" applications, this course introduces students to the role that gender plays on the shaping of social institutions (including religion and education), families, groups, plus how gender intersects the variables of race, class and sexuality. Particular attention will be given to the history of gender roles, as well as how the social and biological constructs of gender impact contemporary relationships, the work environment, and crime.