This course takes a sociological approach to the study of gender within the United States. Students will explore basic theories of gender and examine gender as it operates in various areas of social life, including, but not limited to, the family, work, the economy, medicine, education and sexuality. Attention will be given to both historical changes and cross-cultural variations in gender, as well as how gender is experienced in relation to race, ethnicity, social class and sexual orientation.
SOC 115 - Gender and Society
Credit Hours: 3