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HIST 273 - Women and Gender in the Modern West

5 Credits
Examines the relationship between historical events and women’s lives and the impact of ideas and attitudes about gender, race, class, and sexuality on individuals of both sexes in modern western history.


Designed to Serve Students seeking a transfer course and those interested in the history of women, gender, and sexuality.
Active Date 2011-04-20

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Diversity & Globalism
  • Social Science Area I

Course Outline
I. Women in Early Modern Politics and Life II. Women & Gender in the Era of the French & American Revolutions III. Women & Family in the New Industrial Society IV. 19th C. Resistance, Revolution & Reform Movements V. Gender, Sexuality & Imperialism VI. Women in War & Revolution VII. The Modern Girl in the Interwar Era VIII. Women & Gender in World War II IX. Gender in the Postwar Era X. Gender at the Turn of the Millennium

Student Learning Outcomes
Evaluate textual, visual, and statistical evidence for author intent, bias, intended audience, and factuality

Articulate ideas and arguments clearly in oral and written form

Place historical events in the history of women and gender within broader social, cultural, and political developments

Summarize the ways in which modern daily life is influenced by historically constructed ideas about gender and sexuality

Describe the ways in which 19th and 20th century conflicts, integration, continuity and advances have influenced individual lives

Construct reasonable interpretations about the significance or meaning of historical events on the basis of source evidence.

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