Oct 01, 2022
KIN 270 - Women and Sport
Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-D1-2; Diversity
Experiences of girls and women in sport from social, cultural and historical perspectives. Constructs of gender, race, ethnicity, and sexuality will be examined. Ideological constraints, structural constraints, and individual and collective resistance will be explored.
Equivalent Quarter Course: KIN 2700.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-D1-2 - Lower Division Social Sciences, Overlay - Diversity
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- identify the ideological issues girls and women face as a result of their sport participation.
- identify the structural barriers girls and women face as a result of their sport participation.
- explain how female athletes challenge conventional understandings of femininity and womanhood.
- discuss how subject positions such as class, race/ethnicity, sexuality, and disability shape and inform athletic experience.
D1-2. Lower-division Social Science Electives Learning Outcomes
Diversity Overlay Learning Outcomes
- specify how social, political, economic, and environmental systems and/or behavior are interwoven;
explain how humans individually and collectively relate to relevant sociocultural, political, economic, and/or environmental systems-how they produce, resist, and transform them;
discuss and debate issues from the course’s disciplinary perspective in a variety of cultural, historical, contemporary, and/or potential future contexts; and
explore principles, methodologies, value systems, and ethics employed in social scientific inquiry.
- 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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