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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WOMS 327 - Race, Gender, Science (3cr.)

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Critically examines a number of metaphysical, epistemological, and ethical issues related to science of race, gender, and sexual orientation. Topics may include (a)evolution of sex and gender, (b) gender and cognition, (c) biological basis, or lack thereof, of sexual orientation/preference (d) evolutionary, cognitive, historical, and political origins of race thinking, (d) relationship between everyday conceptions of race and gender as compared with scientific conceptions of race and gender, (e)ethical issues raised by human kind classification schemes.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
Crosslisted: Crosslisted with PHIL 327 , CGSC 327 AFRA 327 .
University Breadth: Creative Arts and Humanities Additional University Requirement(s): Multicultural Course Typically Offered: Verify offering with Dept
General Education Objectives:
Read Critically Analyze Arguments and Information Engage in Constructive Ideation Reason Scientifically