SPE 294◊ Gender and Communication

3 credits

Last Update Effective: 1/18/16

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: placement test score of 83 or higher, or an ACT score of 20 or higher; or a grade of "C" or better in RHT 095 or RHT 096


Reading: placement test score of 70 or higher, or a reading ACT score of 20 or higher, or a grade of "C" or better in RHT 085 or RHT 086

Lecture: 3 hours