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COMM 3150 Gender Communication (3 credits)

This course is designed to explore the historical and contemporary theory, research, and practice of gender communication. Students will examine communication about, and between, women and men in terms of language used, media depictions of gendered identities, and how such language influences our understanding of biological sex and gender as a cultural construction. Contexts include the impact of gender communication in in a variety of relationships such as friendships, romantic partners, family life, educational, political, and workplace settings. Overall, this course introduces students to various perspectives on gender and encourages an understanding of, and respect for, all of those perspectives. Liberal Education Goal Areas 5 & 7.
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