PLS 216 - Women in Politics at Piedmont Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2013-01-01

Surveys the historical evolution of the role of women in American politics. Covers the participation of women in the political arena as voters, activists, and candidates. Analyzes the role of women as political officeholders. Examines the public policy issues related to women. Poses the question of the future for women in politics.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Establishes a transfer political science elective that makes students aware of gender issues in American government, politics and society.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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