Learning Goals & Objectives

Learning Goal 1

Students will be original thinkers who can re-envision how gender roles interact with social structures, time, race or ethnicity.

Students will:
  • Objective A: Distinguish the difference between sex and gender;
  • Objective B: Interpret the ways social structures (such as religion and social class) impact women and men’s lives;
  • Objective C: Explain how historical context interacts with gender roles;
  • Objective D: Examine how race or ethnicity interacts with gender roles;
  • Objective E: Analyze how socially-constructed gender norms influence power relationships experienced by individuals.

Learning Goal 2

Students will be problem solvers who investigate culture and society using the lens of gender and social justice.

Students will:
  • Objective A: Evaluate human interactions using gender as a framework;
  • Objective B: Apply gender-bases analysis to offer solutions to issues in society and culture.