Sociology of Gender

Spring 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > SOCI.2400 > 061

Course No: SOCI.2400-061; SIS Class Nbr: 5929; SIS Term: 3330
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the sociological analysis of gender in its intersections with sexuality, race, class, (dis)ability, and other identities and inequalities. The focus is on examining the role of gender across a range of social institutions, such as the family, workplaces, schools, and the media, in order to give students the tools to understand the material impacts of gender as well as associated cultural norms. Students will use feminist theory and sociological concepts to critically examine the concepts of sex and gender and to understand the ways in which individuals across gender identity and other identities are impacted. The course counts towards minors in Gender Studies, Labor Studies, American Studies, and Disability Studies.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Core Codes: SS, AMST, DSST, GNST, WLSC
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Mignon Duffy
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Spring: Jan 16 to Mar 31
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140 | Pay as little as $234/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.L.A. in Liberal Arts

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