SOC 218: Sociology of Gender

Credits 4
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Focuses on how socialization is affected by gender. Topics include how gender is reflected in culture through values, norms, language, media, power, violence, various theoretical approaches, significant social institutions, social movements and issues.

Course Outcomes

Students successfully completing this course will be able to apply the sociological perspective to the causes and consequences of gender roles in our lives and in the world around us and be able to identify and assess how interactions between gender, class, and race/ethnicity contribute to the stratification of society.


Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.

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This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Cultural Literacy, Social Sciences/AAOT, Social Sciences/AAS, Social Sciences/AGS, Social Sciences/ASOT-B, Social Sciences/AS.