Sociology of Gender Roles   [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
2009-2010 College Catalog
   

WMS 3350 - Sociology of Gender Roles

3(3 + 0)

Prerequisite: SOC 1010 or WMS 1001; or Permission of instructor

This course explores social, political, and economic trends affecting the role of women and men in society. The emphasis is on the historical, social, and cultural forces that have contributed to the social construction of gender in the United States and in other societies. The effects on individuals and the broader society in terms of maintaining and/or changing gender expectations are analyzed.Credit will be granted for only one prefix: SOC or WMS.(SOC 3430)

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