<p>This course uses an international perspective to examine issues relevant to gender violence in its multiple forms. Discussions will address the history of domestic violence, current theories and research on the causes of violence in intimate domestic relationships, past and current responses, and intervention and prevention models to address this worldwide problem. By understanding the multiple approaches for addressing gender violence, students will acquire the knowledge of culturally competent intervention and prevention strategies. This course satisfies the Gordon Rule writing requirement. A grade of "C" or higher must be attained.</p>
REA 0017 or REA 0011 or REA 0019 and ENG 0025 or ENG 0021or ENG 0022 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher for each course) or appropriate placement test scores. Students who are not required to take the common placement test or enroll in developmental education courses do not have to satisfy prerequisites.