Sociology of Gender

Course Description

Application of sociological perspectives to an understanding of gender. Focuses on the social construction of gender and on gender as an organizing principle of social life. Includes investigation of masculinities, femininities and trans identities, gender socialization, gender inequality, how gender is shaped by race, class, nation and sexuality, and the family, media, education, economics, politics and religion as gendered institutions, from a cross-cultural and global perspective.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
37667 WMST 28 50Z ······· TBA-TBA Jason DeHaan ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2024-01-08 to 2024-03-29.
WMST-028.-01Y: LEAD! (Latinx Empowerment at De Anza) Learning Community. This is a HYBRID class that has both online and ON CAMPUS requirements. The course does not involve more time than a regular class. For more information on LEAD ,visit the LEAD website @ https://www.deanza.edu/lead/ Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course, a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. the Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning."

Course Details

4 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading
Also Listed As
WMST 28;

General Course Statement

General Statement
See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.

Requisite and Advisory

EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.

Limitations on Enrollment and Entrance Skills

Limitations on Enrollment
  • Not open to students with credit in the cross-listed course(s).
  • Also listed as SOC D028.
  • Cross Listed Course(s)

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