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Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SYG 2221 - Gender in Society

3 hours Lecture, 3 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): Requires placement at the college level or satisfaction of developmental education requirements in reading and writing.
AA Elective: Yes
This course introduces the sociology of gender roles. The curriculum examines changing sex and gender roles in society with particular attention paid to traditional and contemporary socialization patterns, as well as changing sexual, social, political, economic, legal, work, and family roles within social institutions. This course includes interdisciplinary theoretical perspectives and examines diverse experiences in the U.S. and throughout the world. The curriculum includes the social construction of gender roles related to work, reproduction, sexuality and romance, health, power and politics, religion, and crime. This course also explores discrimination based on the interconnections between gender, race, and social class.

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