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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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HIST 474 - Women, Gender and Rights in US History

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C; Diversity
Diversity of women’s contributions, female gender roles and identities, and gendered cultures across U.S. history from pre-colonial period to the present and women’s status in the social, cultural, economic, and political life of the nation across ethnicity, race, and class.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities, Overlay - Diversity
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1) Understand women’s experiences as historically evolving and varying by ethnicity, race, and class.
2) Analyze the evolution of diverse understandings of gender, experience of oppression, development of activism, and impact of/shaping of political, social, and economic change through the use of historical evidence;
3) Identify culture and historical context as integral to understandings of women’s status and forms of female culture, feminist expression and politics;
4) Apply knowledge of women’s history to understand women’s status across time through the lenses of race, ethnicity, class, and region.


UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes

  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.
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 groups to combat the effects of oppressive structures;
  3. 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;
  4. 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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