Metropolitan State University

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Course Equivalents for GNDR 201 at Metropolitan State University in

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Anoka-Ramsey Community College
WOST 1145 - Gender in Society - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
(Cross-listed as SOC 1145) (Meets MnTC Goal 5 and 7) Recommended Skills, Abilities, or Coursework: SOC 1111 recommended, but not required. College-level reading and writing An introduction to the sociological study of gender. Sociological perspectives, research, and current issues related to gender in society are presented. Topics may include gender as it relates to media, family, work, politics, power and inequality, education, religion, socioeconomic forces, race/ethnicity, sexuality, social movements, and social change.
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Century College
GNDR 1061 - Foundations of Women and Gender Studies - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Foundations of Women's and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary course in which we examine the diversity of women's experiences throughout history and across cultures, races, ethnic groups and religions. The course introduces the theories and methodologies of the field of Gender Studies with a focus on factors such as gender, sexuality, sexual orientation, age, and life course. This course is required for the Gender Studies Certificate. Prerequisite(s): Assessment score placement in ENGL 1021 or completion of ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher. Assessment score placement in RDNG 1000, or completion of RDNG 0900 or RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher.
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Inver Hills Community College
GWS 1000 - Introduction to Gender and Women Studies - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
Introduces students to the main concepts of Gender and Women Studies by examining the origins of the field of study, its theoretical and sociological underpinnings, and evolution. Explores the psychological and social construction of gendered identity, including LGBTQIA theory and social concerns, as well as the intersections of race, class and gender.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
WOST 1101 - Introduction to Women's Studies - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This class uses an interdisciplinary approach to examine some of the themes, questions and findings of Women's Studies scholarship. You will use readings, films, and class discussion to explore social, psychological, biological, and cultural aspects of women's experiences, ranging from the personal to the public. You will consider cultural notions of women and examine how women's lives have been shaped by gender identities and gender inequality. Finally, focusing on women as a force in social change, you will explore the profound ways in which the personal is political.
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
WS 247 - Women's Studies: Perspectives and Intersections - 3 credits
Human Diversity (07)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
An introduction to the discipline of Women's Studies. Examines multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary issues in Women's Studies in relation to the sciences, social sciences, humanities and arts. Also investigates disciplinary topics such as women's movements, difference, oppression, race and class. Includes a service learning component. Core class for Women's Studies minor program. MnTC Goal 6 and 7.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
GWS 110 - Introduction to Gender - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course familiarizes students with the field of Gender and Women's Studies. It focuses on major questions and approaches to understanding gender alongside race, class, and sexuality, among other identity categories.
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St. Cloud State University
WS 201 - Introduction to Women's Studies (Diversity) - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Women's lives, contributions, and culture; history and social institutions (family, media, schools, etc.) from perspective of women. Integrated lab. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
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St. Cloud Technical and Community College
WMST 1300 - Introduction to Women's Studies - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Human Diversity (07)
Meets MN Transfer Curriculum Goal Areas 2 & 7 - Critical Thinking & Human Diversity. This course will investigate women's lives, their experiences, contributions, and culture, and the surrounding social structures and societal values, all from the perspective of women. This is an interdisciplinary course that is based on theoretical framework and approaches from a number of disciplines. We will be looking at the patriarchal system that produces and maintains unequal social relationships, and institutional exploitation, both political and economic. We will discover how both women and men can be a part of the process of solving gender inequality. Student Learning Outcomes: * Examine ways women have contributed to society, both historically and in the present, and why women's contributions have been relatively unrecognized. * Define and examine the system of patriarchy in the United States, and how it affects each of us. * Examine the ways women have both survived oppression and successfully challenged oppression, and the effects of that on women themselves and on society. * Examine the destructive potential of the traditional images and stereotypes of our lives, and consider alternatives to these. * Discover how historically accepted theories and explanations are rife with prejudice and misunderstanding about women in particular, and humanity in general, and how they impact current beliefs about women. * Examine the gender issues deeply imbedded in the most familiar facets of life: family relationships, work, education, media, religion, and other popular culture. * Examine the ways sexism is promoted and maintained on the personal, institutional, and cultural level. * Examine the intersections of sexism and racism, ethnocentrism, heterosexism, classism and ageism. * Identify and analyze the major themes of gender roles, including the images of male and female ideals, roles, and expectations of gender as they have been expressed in aspects of our culture and institutions. * Examine the role that the cultural definition of masculinity plays in violence against women and maintaining unequal power structure. * Explain how both women and men can be a part of the process of solving gender inequality.
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Winona State University
WGSS 148 - Introduction to Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course is an introduction to the interdisciplinary study of women and gender in society. The course will examine women's roles and contributions and gender as an organizing category of human experience in various social groups, cultures and areas of the globe. Throughout the semester we will explore the gender-shaping institutions that form the basis of our society and influence our lives. This course takes as its core focus the critical analysis of systems of power and privilege based on such variables as gender, race, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, ability, etc. Through directed readings, response papers, exams, discussion, journaling, group projects, and weekly participation in a electronic forum, students explore and analyze the ways in which various economic, political psychological, and sociological perspectives regarding human behavior have been and are socially constructed. Meets GOALS 5 and 7.
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