BUS-160 Business Foundations
HIST-256 Women and Gender in U.S. History
(3). A study of the lives of women and men in American history from the colonial era to the present, with attention to the societal structures that shape their experiences, opportunities, and ideologies. The course examines the history of women’s labor, transformations in family structures, changing understandings of sexuality, the social construction of femininity and masculinity, the history of feminism and women’s rights, and the relationship between Christianity and feminism. The course provides an introduction to significant questions and methodologies in women’s history and gender studies and equips students to approach contemporary issues related to women and gender with the wisdom of historical perspective.