SPE 294◊ Gender and Communication

3 credits

Gender and sex in communication theory and practice. Social construction of gender; language, perception, and transactional patterns; historical and contemporary notions of masculinity and femininity. Effective communication strategies for private and public interactions.

Prerequisite: Writing: assessment test score of 4 or higher; an ACT score of 20 or higher; or a grade of "C" or better in RHT 095 or RHT 096

AND

Reading: assessment test score of 4 or higher; and ACT score of 20 or higher; or a grade of "C" or better in RHT 085 or RHT 086

Lecture: 3 hours