Investigates gender as a framework for life, and how our concepts of male and female affect cognition, emotion, and behavior. Students examine approaches to gender as viewed from multi-cultural, interdisciplinary, and Biblical perspectives. Content includes the history of the women's movement, the biological basis of gender distinctions, and gender in religion. Additional topics include gender issues in media, family, education, work, and science. This course is designed to be an introductory course suitable for all majors, and is of particular value to those seeking greater understanding and appreciation of God's masterpiece, men and women.
PSYC270 is a 3 credit course.