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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WOMS 425 - Sociology of the Body

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Examines the body, not through the lens of the biological sciences, but as the product of complex social arrangements and processes. Considers: What is ‘natural’ about bodies? How are bodies commodified? How are bodies categorized and constituted by discourses of race, class, gender, sexuality, and biomedicine?
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
Crosslisted: Crosslisted with SOCI 425   RESTRICTIONS: Not open to freshmen.
General Education Objectives:
GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE2B: Communicate Orally GE3B: Work Individually Across a Variety of Cultures GE4: Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications