Courses & Programs

Gender and Communication [C]

COURSE CODE: COM 205

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisites: Any 100-level COM course; eligibility for ENG 101; or permission of instructor.

Introduces theories and concepts of communication that are associated with contemporary and historical constructions of gender. This course explores the relationship between communication and gender by focusing on multiple ways humans communicate gender and meaning through symbolic activities, representations, and performances. Provides a foundation for critically interrogating how gender is constructed, maintained, transformed and communicated throughout various contexts. Prerequisites: Any 100-level COM course; eligibility for ENG 101; or permission of instructor.