SOC 203 Sociology of Gender Roles (3 credits)
A sociological analysis of male and female sex roles in contemporary American society. The development of sex roles within the individual and within the society will be explored. This course discusses the impact sex roles have on the lives of men and women in the areas of socialization, education, work, marriage, families, and human relationships. Sexual prejudices and sexual discrimination will be explored, including their impact on both the individual and society. The ramifications of changes in sex-role definitions for both the individual and society will also be discussed. Prerequisite: SOC 103 or Permission of Instructor.