Course Catalog Entry

Course ID: SOC  327
Effective Date: 03/02/2023
Title: Sociology of Gender
Career: Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 3.00
Description: This course examines the social construction of gender and the status of women and men in major social institutions such as education, family, the workplace, and the media. Students will be introduced to theoretical perspectives on the development of gender, discuss gender stereotypes, and examine scientific research and perspectives on gender differences and similarities. The course will also explore the structural foundations and theoretical explanations of gender inequality, as well as the intersectionality of gender and other social locations and identities, such as race, social class, sexual orientation, and age. Note: Cross-listed with WGST 313.


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