HIST 027 - Women in History - Units 3

Advisories: ENG-001A with a grade of "C" or better.

This course is a review of the history of women in America covering the period from 1600 to the present. The emphasis of the course is a multicultural and multi-class approach, examining the problems of women of various ethnicities, races and classes in America. The formation of gender roles is discussed along with an analysis of women`s political and economic status across the period. The course will analyze women`s struggle for equal rights, the impact of women`s participation in significant events in American history, and regional and cultural differences in the way women are treated in society. Emphasis will be on California local and state governments, their operations and how women have politically participated in California. (CSU, UC)