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2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

GSS 101 - Introduction to Women’s Studies

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. This course meets the Interdisciplinary and Emerging Issues General Education Requirement This course meets the Social and Behavioral Sciences General Education Requirement. This course meets the Diversity Requirement.

Explore issues in the lives of American women. Examine women’s experiences in gender-defining social institutions including the arts, education, the labor force, law and politics, marriage and family life and religion. Analyze, from a multicultural perspective, how issues of gender, power and equity affect women’s lives. Especially recommended for students who plan to transfer into a women’s studies major, minor or certificate program at a four-year institution.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 111  or ENG 115  or ENG 121 .

Course Outcomes
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 3 Information Literacy Core 4 Personal Wellness Core 5 Self Management Core 6 Scientific Reasoning Core 7 Quantitative Reasoning Core 8 Social and Civic Responsibility Core 9 Global Perspective Core 10 Innovative and Critical Thinking