Reproductive Rights, Law, and Policy

Seminar - 2 units. This course uses both reproductive rights and reproductive justice frameworks. It also incorporates critical race and feminist theory to examine a wide range of laws and practices that impact reproductive rights in the United States. The course syllabus focuses on domestic law and policy, but research projects on international topics is encouraged.  Discussion topics may include abortion, contraception, sterilization, religious restrictions in sectarian hospitals, refusal clauses, assisted reproductive and genetic technology use, public and private funding restrictions, medical standards, and emerging issues.  Completion of the course requires a substantial research paper. 

Graduation Requirements: Satisfies Advanced Writing Requirement.

Advanced Writing
Yes
Units
2
Professional Skills
No
Course Number
286E
Active
Yes

Certificate

Cluster

Unit 16
No