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GNDR 270 - Gender, Race and Popular Culture
Fall 2017, Section 01

ID #Subj#SecTitleDatesDaysTimeCrdsStatusInstructorDelivery MethodLoc
001136 GNDR 270 01 Gender, Race and Popular Culture
08/24 - 12/07
6:00pm - 8:30pm
3.0 Open Poessnecker, Maxwell
Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University
Building/Room: St Johns Hall L5

Meeting Details
8/24/2017 - 12/7/2017 Th 6:00pm - 8:30pm St Johns Hall L5 Poessnecker, Maxwell

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 30 Enrolled: 29 Seats Remaining: 1

Full refund is available until August 27, 2017, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is November 20, 2017.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $682.59
Tuition -nonresident: $1,392.69
Approximate Course Fees: $103.41

Course Level

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
  • Goal 06 - Humanities/Fine Arts
    • Demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in the arts and humanities.
    • Understand those works as expressions of individual and human values within an historical and social context.
    • Respond critically to works in the arts and humanities.
    • Articulate an informed personal reaction to works in the arts and humanities.
  • Goal 07 - Human Diversity
    • Understand the development of and the changing meanings of group identities in the United States' history and culture.
    • Demonstrate an awareness of the individual and institutional dynamics of unequal power relations between groups in contemporary society.
    • Analyze their own attitudes, behaviors, concepts and beliefs regarding diversity, racism, and bigotry.
    • Demonstrate communication skills necessary for living and working effectively in a society with great population diversity.

Our ideas about race and gender shape and are shaped by popular culture including the internet, music, television, film, newspapers, magazines, and the arts. Every community member both consumes and helps to create popular culture. In this course, students will explore the ways that gender, race, and related concepts are portrayed in popular culture. In so doing, students will develop a greater awareness of themselves as both consumers and producers of culture as well as an understanding of gender and race as "social constructs" that interact with each other and with other aspects of identity, such as sexual orientation and social class.

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