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COM 407 - Gender and Communication

(3 units) CO10
Exploration of gendered verbal and nonverbal communication in various social interaction settings. Includes friendships, families, classrooms, organizations, and the media.

Prerequisite(s): COM 113 COM 212 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. define historical and contemporary developments in gender theory.
2. evaluate the concept of gender as it relates and interacts with related concepts including sex and sexuality.
3. identify gendered communication practices.
4. invent and explore alternatives to produce, consume, and enact gender beyond the usual gender binary.
5. critically analyze the relationship between gender and major social institutions such as language, family, education, intimacy, work, and media.
6. apply individual gendered biographies and trajectories to world contexts.


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