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Course Description:

Explore race, class and gender, with an emphasis on conceptual tools developed since the 1970s in both empirical studies and critical thought about these categories. The student will develop analytic methods for understanding distinctions and controversies, e.g., the difference between sex and gender; the difference between race and ethnicity; arguments for and against affirmative action; and the ways in which race, gender and class overlap.

There are no prerequisites for this course, although students should have had the equivalent of one year of college.

Effective FA1 2017, This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Social Sciences.

NOTE: This course was previously offered as Thinking About Race, Class, and Gender. Students who have taken 282264 should not take Introduction to Race, Class, Gender.

This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Lower Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: Social Sciences-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Spring 2. Summer. Fall 1.

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