PSY 2180 Psychology of Gender
An introduction to the basic theories and principles of the psychology of gender in a multicultural context with emphasis on application of social psychology principles to professional and personal awareness. Gender perspectives are considered in a multicultural context. Topics include gender stereotypes and social constructions, theories of gender development, biological and cognitive differences, and implications of gender for work, family, and mental and physical health.
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes
Prereqs: PSY 1100
- Detect myths and misconceptions regarding gender stereotyping and gender roles.
- Describe psychological theories, principles, and concepts relevant to psychology of gender.
- Apply principles of the psychology of gender to professional and personal relationships in everyday life.
Credit Hours: 3
Classroom Hours: 3