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College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WGS 105 - SSC Sex and Gender in Society

4.00 credits.
(Social Sciences Core Course)
Serving as an introduction to the fields of gender and women’s studies, this course is designed to help students understand the social construction of gender and its influence on women’s and men’s lives. The course addresses historical perspectives about women and gender, the structure of public and private institutions, and contemporary issues such as discrimination and harassment, health, and violence. Feminist theory and feminist research methods as well as broader social science methods of inquiry will be addressed. Offered every semester.