Tompkins Cortland Community College

SOCE121 - Intro to Gender & Sexuality Studies


This course is designed for students in any degree program as an introduction to the interdisciplinary study of gender and sexuality. The course explores how many disciplines (e.g., biology, psychology, sociology, history, literature, economics, and the arts) grapple with issues and theories of gender and sexuality. The course examines the intersection of social, cultural, economic, and political forces that shape the understanding of gender and sexuality, and how that understanding has changed over time. This course fulfills the SUNY GEN ED Social Science requirement. Prerequisite: Prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 100. Fall semesters. (3 Cr., 3 Lec.).