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Gender and Sexuality

This concentration provides students with a comprehensive educational and training curriculum in the study of gender and sexuality. It is appropriate for students who wish to pursue careers in public and private agencies dealing with issues such as domestic violence, sexual assault, legal equity and equal access issues, sexual health and education, and procreative issues. The concentration is also appropriate for students preparing for admission to graduate or professional programs in a variety of fields (e.g., sociology, social work, health sciences, family studies, or women's studies). Students completing the gender and sexuality concentration will be awarded a certificate by the Department of Sociology.

Requirements below based on the 2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog.

 

Area G - Gender and Sexuality Concentration Requirements (30 Hours)

  • Fifteen (15) hours of Major Requirements:
    • Soci 3010: Social Statistics;
    • Soci 3020: Social Research Methods;
    • Soci 3030: Sociological Theory;
    • Soci 3201: Wealth, Power, and Inequality.
    • A Critical Thinking Through Writing Course, choose one:
      • SOCI 4800;
      • SOCI 4801;
      • SOCI 4802;
      • or SOCI 4803
  • Soci 3156 Sexualty and Society (3)
  • Soci 3216 Gender and Society (3)
  • Select two courses from the list below. (6)
    • Soci 3103 Families and Society (3)
    • Soci 3110 Identity, Self, and Social Interaction (3)
    • Soci 3152 Birth and Parenthood (3)
    • Soci 3208 Work and Employment (3)
    • Soci 3232 Poverty and Welfare (3)
    • Soci 3340 Population Problems (3)
    • Soci 3352 Mental Illness in the United States (3)
    • Soci 3354 Sociology of Popular Culture
    • Soci 3356 Sexual Identity (3)
    • Soci 4150 Sexual and Intimate Violence (3)
    • Soci 4218 Power and Politics (3)
    • Soci 4230 Sociology of Health and Illness (3)
    • Soci 4311 African-American Male/Female Relationships (3)
    • Soci 4312 African-American Women in the U.S. (3)
    • Soci 4315 Girls (3)
    • Soci 4366 Law and Society (3)
  • Internship:Soci 4980 Internship (3)