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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SOC 317
Title Gender and Society
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Prerequisites SOC201 or permission of Department Chairperson


This course will identify the assumptions and presuppositions we make about gender in society, identify their sources, and consider the impact they have on individuals, groups and social institutions. We will discern how societies produce gender, the distinction between sex and gender, and the social impact of gender stereotypes. Three lecture hours per week.