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Master Course Outline
Gender and Society

Course Number: SOC 220
Credits: 5
Hours per Quarter: 50

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Gender is a central feature of social life. Enhances students' recognition of the pervasiveness and complexities of a sex and gender "system," predominately focusing on our own society. Gender is explored on three levels (individual identity, gender roles, and institutional level) to include as a system of social relationships in which gender interacts with, and influences, institutional structures; as what people "do" in social interactions; and as an attribute by individuals for self-identification. Student may not earn credit for both SOC 220 and WST 220. Course taken prior to fall 2010 also accepted for diversity requirement. Recommended: READ 088 or higher.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Think critically about the architecture of our sex and gender system.
B. Achieve a balanced examination of the lives and experiences of both women and men.
C. Acknowledge the complexities and pervasive influence of gender.
D. Incorporate insights drawn from the course into thinking about gender identity, the role of gender in intimate relationships as well as in social institutions such as the workplace, education, and the family.
Uncover the links between gender and other asymmetric systems (e.g., race, ethnicity, social class, sexual orientation).


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
SOC 220
Spring 2012
2183
Susan Palmer
SOC 220
Summer 2011
8017
Curtis Phillips
SOC 220
Summer 2010
8017
Curtis Phillips
SOC 220
Spring 2010
2191
Curtis Phillips
SOC 220
Summer 2009
8017
Curtis Phillips
SOC 220
Spring 2009
2191
Curtis Phillips
SOC 220
Spring 2008
2191
Susan Palmer
SOC 220
Spring 2007
2191
Susan Palmer
SOC 220
Spring 2005
2191
Susan Palmer


Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
X
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)