PS 260 Overview
This course provides an introduction to the theories, research, and relevant methodologies surrounding gender studies along with an historical and sociocultural survey of women’s and men’s movements. A critical analysis of the social construction and consequences of gender and gender role behavior will be specifically explored. Contemporary social issues involving gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation will be discussed. This course will explore both the similarities and differences of people based on gender, ethnicity, culture, and social mores. This course may be used toward an advanced core certificate. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or department consent. Students majoring or minoring in psychology must take PS 101 before taking this course.
- 3.00 Credits