University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Feb 04, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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WMST 467 - Psychology of Gender

(3 units) CO10, CO13
Critical examination of psychology and gender, using social, cognitive and biological perspectives; with analysis of these issues in contemporary literature. (PSY 467 and WMST 467 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.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. apply, orally and in writing, the knowledge, perspectives, principles, and types of reasoning discussed in this course in the context of social science and cultural applications.
2. discuss the current role(s) gender plays in Western culture.
3. discuss differences in the functions of gender roles between Western and non-Western cultures.
4. identify in what ways gender and gender roles influence individuals¿ behaviors/thoughts, including your own.
5. demonstrate critical thinking skills through writing, oral presentations, and informal class discussion. Using foundational knowledge acquired in the course students will apply the information to current events - providing the opportunity to transfer knowledge across settings.
6. articulate and apply theoretical/philosophical foundations for the scientific study of gender.


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