HUM 210 - Introduction to Women and Gender Studies at Virginia Western Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2021-05-01

Broadens understanding and awareness of women by exploring different cultural, historical, and gendered experiences of social groups throughout the world in relationship to such fields as art, literature, religion, philosophy, social sciences, and music. The assignments in this course require college-level reading, analysis of scholarly studies, and coherent communication through properly cited and formatted written reports.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

HUM 210 is an introductory course that emphasizes the roles of women, the contributions they have made to society in global, historical, and cultural settings, and brings awareness to the understandings of gendered experiences.This course encourages students to consider different perspectives and introduces students to the field of Women and Gender Studies as a potential college major.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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