Courses & Programs

Sociology of Sex and Gender [B]

COURSE CODE: SOC 215

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: SOC 110

An introduction to sociological perspectives on the complex historical processes that contribute to the social construction of gender. This course examines different theories generated to explain the system of inequalities in the United States. Particular attention will be given to the intersection of gender, sexuality, class ethnicity, and race. Social change and the place of feminism in that change will be a central focus of the course.Prerequisite: SOC 110