Jul 29, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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ECON 2020 - Gender in the Economy


Gender in the Economy is an introductory course. It takes an interdisciplinary approach to examine ways in which gender, as a culturally defined concept, affects the economy.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to discuss how gender as a social category (like race, ethnicity, and class) is relevant to the study of the economy
  • Students will be able to analyze some of the ways in which the economy is gendered in order to gain awareness of the relative freedoms of the individual in the economy
  • Students will be able to examine gender in a global economic context and the role of citizens in the pursuit of gender equality
  • Students will be able to evaluate alternative approaches to economics
  • Students will be able to analyze current events related to gender in order to practice constructive participation in society as a citizen and as an economic agent



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