2020 - 2021 College Catalog 
    
    Apr 22, 2021  
2020 - 2021 College Catalog

HUMN 205 - Introduction to Gender Studies


Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100  or ENGL 200  

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course introduces students to the ideas and literature of feminist and gender theory, such as those represented in women’s studies, masculinity studies, and sexuality studies. The course is structured as an intersectional investigation of how gender impacts and is impacted by social construction. Students will read several classic and modern works of feminist theory alongside current sociological and historical studies of gender.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Show proficiency with the specialized vocabulary and historical contexts of the field of literary studies
  2. Demonstrate an ability to synthesize ideas from primary and/or secondary sources
  3. Evaluate the aesthetic and didactic aspects of a text