University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Feb 04, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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WMST 420 - Gender and the Social Sciences

(3 units)
Gender through the lens of the social sciences, such as political science, sociology, anthropology, psychology and economics.

Maximum units a student may earn: 9

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or above.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify and critically reflect on gender as a major category of social analysis.
2. demonstrate an understanding of the ways in which gender intersects with race, class, nationality, and sexuality.
3. locate, understand, and critically review gender theories and research within the interdisciplinary field of Social Studies of Gender and in relation to sexuality, ethnicity and class.
4. demonstrate an understanding of the usefulness of feminist and gender theoretical perspectives in social science research.
5. apply feminist and gender theoretical perspectives to social science.


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