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2007-2008 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2007-2008 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LST 310 - Gender, Women, and Science

This course will explore the relationship between gender and science through four foci. The first is the history of women as scientists, including women in the medical and nontraditional sciences. The second focus is on the current and historical scientific images of women through the studies of gender, of the two sexes, and of women as reproductive beings. The third focus is on the society of the scientific community and its effect on the membership, the image, and the teaching of science. The final focus is on science as a philosophy, or manner of thinking. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities and Writing Designated core requirements.

(Cr: 3)