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HIST 170 - Women in American History

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course surveys the roles, 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 is 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 students who want to learn more about women’s history in America, and is recommended for all history majors. This course also satisfies a course requirement for the Associate in Arts in History for Transfer (AA-T).

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