These learning outcomes are meant only as sample and are not representative of Santa Ana College's learning outcomes.
WGS 300 Introduction to Women and Gender Studies
demonstrate an awareness of how the intersectional effects of sex, gender, race, class, sexuality, age, ethnicity, ability, and other complex aspects of identity influence social structures and women's empowerment.
analyze the diversity of gendered experiences and apply feminist approaches to understanding social structures and cultural pressures related to gender inequality.
examine how sex, gender, race, class, sexuality, age, ethnicity, ability, and other complex aspects of identity affect one's status and self-concept, and use this knowledge to question events and situations occurring in everyday life.
assess how women's opportunities and achievements are constrained by systems of oppression and privilege.
recognize, critically analyze, and choose paths of action for social change.
demonstrate a working knowledge of feminism and the field of Women and Gender Studies.
WGS 302 Global Women's Issues
analyze key issues affecting women through a transnational feminist perspective, including immigration, education, maternal health, globalization, economics, war and conflict, gender-based violence, and political activism.
comprehend the value of locally-generated social change arising from and working within the culture of local communities.
demonstrate knowledge about the ways that women throughout the world are resisting gender oppression and organizing to reshape their own communities.
critically assess media representation to seek an understanding of historical and cultural complexities that are embedded in global women’s issues.
recognize key women activists who have received global recognition for their contributions.
apply knowledge as an emerging global citizen by considering options for contributing to positive change.
WGS 304 Women, Globalization, and Human Rights
describe human rights ideas and frameworks, including the history and implementation of United Nations conventions and treaties concerning women.
analyze the complex and gendered social, economic, and political aspects of globalization that disproportionately disadvantage and impact women in various locations around the world.
identify various feminist and social science theories and approaches to improving the lives of women globally, including human rights, global and transnational feminisms, gender in development, grassroots organizing, and global campaigns.
critically assess discourses related to women in the global context, including images and messages in the media, approaches and representations utilized by nongovernmental organizations, and language and methods within the United Nations human rights domain.
recognize key women’s human rights defenders who have made important contribution to furthering the rights of women and girls.
identify options, as a globally-informed citizen, for involvement in positive social change.
Source: Sacremento City College