Sep 27, 2022
WOST 102 - Introduction to Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: Diversity
Power hierarchies that structure gender and sexuality. Investigates how gender intersects with race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, age, religion, relevant debates, beliefs, practices, and political struggles.
Equivalent Quarter Course: WOST 1100.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: Overlay - Diversity
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Introduction to feminist theoretical and methodological perspectives on culture and society.
- Introduction to reflect upon their own lives from a feminist perspective.
- Introduction to the challenges of dismantling sexism and other oppressive beliefs.
Diversity Overlay Learning Outcomes
- describe the histories and/or experiences of one or more U. S. cultural groups and the resilience and agency of group members;
- identify structures of oppression and the diverse efforts and strategies used by groups to combat the effects of oppressive structures;
- analyze the intersection of the categories of race and gender as they affect cultural group members’ lived realities and/or as they are embodied in personal and collective identities;
- recognize the way that multiple differences (including, for example, gender, class, sexuality, religion, disability, immigration status, gender expression, color/phenotype, racial mixture, linguistic expression, and/or age) within cultural groups complicate individual and group identities.
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