This course examines gender as a system of stratification. It approaches issues of gender in society from both a social, structural, and a social psychological perspective. Issues related to gender inequality in selected institutions such as economy, family, media, education, and politics are studied. Group 1 course.
Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies PSY 101
or SOC 101
, and placement into ENG 111
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Communications - Direct, Critical Thinking - Direct
Other college designations supported by this course
Infused: Writing Intensive
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Relate course contextual information to issues regarding gender and gender inequality in society.
- Develop fact-based analyses on diversity in gendered patterns.
- Apply concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research skills to problem solving many types of gender issues.
- Analyze personal and social life.
- Explore patterns of social and economic forces like globalization, technological change, social change and institutional problems as they relate to gender inequality.
- Conduct studies of gender issues across the world including social-scientific and ethnographic studies.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Cultivate skills to enhance personal and social relationships.
- Develop empathy for diversity in gender expressions and gendered experiences.
Learning How to Learn:
- Investigate the relationship between social and civil engagement and the effect on people's and society.
- Practice metacognition in their reflective journal writings.