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HIST 170 - Women in American History

Unit(s): 3.0

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of the role, status, and contributions of women of different ethnic groups and social classes in American society from earliest times to the present, with an emphasis on the twentieth century. Special attention will be given to an understanding of how gender has shaped women’s options and expectations within the private and public spheres of society. This course is designed for the student who wants to learn more about women’s history in America and is recommended for all history majors. This course satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

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