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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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WMS 1550 - Introduction to Transgender Studies

Credits: 3

Description: This course explores the transgender and transsexual experience, focusing on Western cultural definitions and concepts. The course covers transgender basics, including definitions and language; the history of the transgender movement; the legal, social, and medical aspects of transition; current political issues within and for the movement; cultural aspects of gender diversity; well-known trans people in Western culture; working with transgender and transsexual populations; and being a good ally and advocate. By the end of the course, students will have the language, knowledge, and skills to work with transgender and transsexual populations in a variety of settings and will understand the diversity of the transgender experience.

General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences II

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