Aug 19, 2022  
2012-2013 Argosy University Academic Catalog—Undergraduate Programs | Volume 3, Issue 3 
    
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COM450 - Communication, Gender, and Culture

3 credit hour(s)
A comprehensive study that examines how gender is created and sustained through communication within cultures; how conventional views of masculinity and femininity lead to inequities, reflecting cultural values; and how institutional, social and personal communication sustain the status quo. Using theories and the latest research in gender communication, students will discuss topics/issues such as stereotypes of women and men; growing up feminine, growing up masculine; key concepts of the women’s and men’s movements; gender communication in family dynamics, in school, in organizational settings, in the media; gendered communication in romantic/personal relationships/ friendships; and gender issues involving power and violence.
Prerequisite(s): COM102
Corequisite(s): none
Recommended: none