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GNDR 345 - Global Perspectives on Gender
Spring 2020, Section 01

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000836 GNDR 345 01 Global Perspectives on Gender
01/14 - 04/28
T
6:00pm - 9:20pm
4.0 Open Staff, Staff
Blended/Hybrid Location: North Hennepin Community College
Building/Room: No Henn CC TBA


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
1/14/2020 - 4/28/2020 T 6:00pm - 9:20pm No Henn CC TBA Staff, Staff

Notes
  • Note: Precinct Caucus Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, no evening classes. This course combines reduced classroom time with significant online work. Intermediate computer/Internet skills required. For online learning and course access information go to www.metrostate.edu/solr. Meeting dates: TBA.
  • Community Engagement

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: North Hennepin Community College.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 26 Enrolled: 5 Seats Remaining: 21

Prerequisites (Courses and Tests)
[WRIT 131 - Writing I]
Restrictions
  • Requires minimum credits: 30

Add/Drop/Withdraw
Full refund is available until January 17, 2020, 11:59PM CST.
The last day to add this course is January 19, 2020. The last day to drop this course is January 17, 2020.
The last day to withdraw from this course is April 13, 2020.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $937.44
Tuition -nonresident: $1,912.64
Approximate Course Fees: $144.44

Course Level
Undergraduate

General/Liberal Education Category
Upper Division Liberal Studies

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
  • Goal 05 - Hist/Soc/Behav Sci
    • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
    • Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
    • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
    • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.
  • Goal 08 - Global Perspective
    • Describe and analyze political, economic, and cultural elements which influence relations of states and societies in their historical and contemporary dimensions.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of cultural, social, religious and linguistic differences.
    • Analyze specific international problems, illustrating the cultural, economic, and political differences that affect their solution.
    • Understand the role of a world citizen and the responsibility world citizens share for their common global future.

Description
This course critically analyzes global issues related to gender and sexuality from historical, social scientific and interdisciplinary perspectives. We will question commonly accepted notions of gender and sexuality and perceived social roles both historically and beyond the framework of U.S. and western societies. Areas to be explored include culture, economic development, education, government, health and law. Special attention will be given to such issues as human rights and public activism. The class will engage in understanding gender and sexuality within the contexts of shifting local and global power dynamics and as necessarily interconnected with race, ethnicity, class, and (neo) colonialism.

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