University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 04, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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WMST 409 - Gendered Violence

(3 units) CO10, CO13
Class and gender as related to an analysis of violence, including battery, rape, stalking, “honor crimes”, genital mutilation and corporate violence. (SOC 409 and WMST 409 are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the two.)

Prerequisite(s): General Education courses (CO1-CO3) completed; at least 3 courses from CO4-CO8 completed; Junior or Senior standing; SOC 101 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. apply various theoretical perspectives to describe the intersectionality of gender and social class in violence.
2. evaluate the relationship between approaches to dealing with gendered violence and the social barriers keeping us from addressing these.
3. demonstrate the ability to articulate and evaluate connections among local, national and international contexts as they apply to a range of forms of gendered violence.
4. contextualize forms of gendered violence and responses to them in relation to historical and current global contexts.
5. identify and apply multiple theoretical perspectives to a range of gendered forms of violence at the local, national and international levels.
6. demonstrate an understanding of the various theoretical perspectives from different disciplines as they apply to gendered violence.
7. demonstrate how their own social location shapes their understanding and response to global gendered violence.
8. demonstrate an understanding of the debates and disagreements about various forms of gendered violence as these represent different political, social, and geographical realities of the various voices.

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