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(COMM 280) Gender, Race, and Culture

Examines the relationship between culture, gender and race. Explores how culturally gendered and racialized systems are communicated in daily life and influence power relationships and views of gender and race in society.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite COMM 110
Offered Fall, Winter
Programs -

Course Outcomes

1. Develop the ability to recognize and critique processes of gender and race construction within various cultures and institutions.
2. Understand some key historical and contemporary gender and race issues in the United States as well as in other cultures.
3. Explore basic feminist/race theories and topics for academic research and critical thinking.
4. Learn to see the world through different lenses and to work with people who are different from us.
5. Learn to articulate our viewpoint effectively in research projects, writings, debates, and class discussions and in a respectful way.
6. Learn to evaluate your own and other classmates’ work.
7. Build a firm foundation for senior paper, graduate school, and employment.