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HS 225 - History of Gender and Sexuality

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites: EN 100 or EN 101

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: None
Description: This course explores the development of concepts of gender and sexuality in Europe, with some discussion of the United States, from ancient Mesopotamian civilizations to the present. The course will focus on how and why gender was constructed, while examining the general history of women and the family. Students will learn about the construction of masculinity and femininity and its implication to a variety of disciplines, as well as the interplay between politics, race, class, sexuality, and gender in history.

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: Social Sciences

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