Jun 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HDEV 321 - Gender, Race & Class in Human Development

Units: 4 ; Breadth Area: Diversity Overlay
Interdisciplinary examination of the effects of race, class, and gender constructions on individuals’ lifespan development. Theoretical and empirical information related to social policies, interpersonal relationships, and individual experiences.

Prerequisites: Junior, senior or post-baccalaureate standing.
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 & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Understand how individuals experience gender, race & class during the lifespan.
  2. Learn about the intertwined effects of social policies, interpersonal interactions, and individuals’ experiences.
  3. Examine and contrast anthropological, psychological, and sociological theories related to race, class, and gender.

Diversity Overlay Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the histories and/or experiences of one or more U.S. cultural groups, and the resilience and agency of group members.​

2. Identify structures of oppression and the diverse efforts and strategies used by U.S. cultural groups to combat the effects of oppressive structures.

3. Analyze the intersection of categories of race and gender as they affect U.S. cultural group members’ lived realities and/or as they are embodied in personal and collective identities.

4. Recognize the way that multiple differences (including, e.g., gender, class, sexuality, religion, disability, immigration status, gender expression, color/phenotype, racial mixture, linguistic expression, and/or age) within U.S. cultural groups complicate individual and group identities.

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