The page uses Browser Access Keys to help with keyboard navigation. Click to learn moreSkip to Navigation

Different browsers use different keystrokes to activate accesskey shortcuts. Please reference the following list to use access keys on your system.

Alt and the accesskey, for Internet Explorer on Windows
Shift and Alt and the accesskey, for Firefox on Windows
Shift and Esc and the accesskey, for Windows or Mac
Ctrl and the accesskey, for the following browsers on a Mac: Internet Explorer 5.2, Safari 1.2, Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape 6+.

We use the following access keys on our gateway

n Skip to Navigation
k Accesskeys description
h Help

    Saint Joseph's College: Online Programs
  Dec 17, 2017
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online
[Add to Portfolio]

PH 204 - Philosophy of Gender

A theoretical study that explores what, if any, differences there are between men and women. The course will examine how parenting, education, and the media influence gender beliefs and the role of gender in various social structures such as the family, politics, and religion.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 5 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Final Assessment: None

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Describe and give examples of how philosophy underlies the way people have attached meaning to life and ordered their behavior and beliefs accordingly throughout history and across cultures. 
  • Identify contemporary issues that pertain to gender, and analyze them to explore how an understanding of gender also influences many social and political issues. 
  • Compare and contrast some of the complex and diverse gender experiences that occur across cultures, age differences, and sexual orientations. 
  • Cite examples from your personal, family, workplace, or social relationships that reflect an understanding that a philosophy of gender impacts your daily life. 
  • Synthesize course materials to articulate how this course has influenced your own philosophy of gender. 
  • Identify situations where a clearer and renewed understanding of gender issues might reshape our individual, social, or political lives.

Credits: 3

[Add to Portfolio]