Free Online Race, Class, and Gender Studies Courses from Top Universities

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Free online race, class, and gender studies courses are available at the University of Massachusetts and Open University. Course materials are available for download. Topics covered include the American dream, gender identities, the politics of racial violence and fuel poverty.
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Free Race, Class, and Gender Studies Courses

Race, class, and gender studies courses are available on a wide range of topics. Subjects covered include sexuality, poverty, violence, racism, and international cultures and politics.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Race, class, and gender studies courses from MIT cover a wide spectrum of topics, from courses on sexuality and society to poverty in Africa. Subjects also include work and public policy, the American Dream, international development, and identities. Projects will cover things like marriage laws and workplace discrimination. Lecture notes discuss subjects such as learned behavior, appetite, and racism.

Open University

Open University offers a variety of courses on race, class, and gender studies. Subjects include poverty in Scotland, the politics of racial violence in Britain, and welfare reconstruction. Some courses are available as audio lectures. Lesson topics include New Labour's approach to welfare, racism, ethics and psychoanalysis, legal personality, and language.

Free Online Race, Class, and Gender Studies Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
AIDS and Poverty in Africa course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/projects Yes No Yes
Gender, Sexuality, and Society course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/lecture notes/study materials Yes No Yes
Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/in-class writings/lecture outlines Yes No Yes
Sexual and Gender Identities course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/projects Yes No Yes
Gender and Race, Work and Public Policy course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/projects Yes No Yes
Gender, Power and International Development course from MIT Undergraduate Texts Yes No Yes
Race and Science course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Classification, Natural Kinds and Conceptual Change: Race as a Case Study course from MIT Graduate Texts Yes No Yes
American Dream: Exploring Class in the U.S. course from MIT Undergraduate Texts Yes No Yes
Fuel Poverty in Scotland course from Open University Intermediate Text Yes No Yes
Identity in Question: Track 1 course from Open University Beginner Text/video podcast Yes No Yes
Remaking the Relations of Work and Welfare course from Open University Advanced Text Yes No Yes
The Politics of Racial Violence in Britain course from Open University Intermediate Text/audio lecture Yes No Yes
Welfare Reconstruction course from Open University Intermediate Text/audio lecture Yes No Yes
Engendering Citizenship course from Open University Intermediate Text/audio lecture Yes No Yes

Popular Schools

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    1. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS in Liberal Studies Leadership
      • Bachelor: Human Services/Child and Family Welfare
      • Bachelor: Liberal Studies
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • PhD in Psychology - Gender Studies
    Master's
      • M.A. in Psychology - Gender Studies
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Arts in History for Secondary Education (ITL)
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Johns Hopkins University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Liberal Arts
      • Master of Arts in Museum Studies
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Regent University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Business - HR Management
      • Bachelor of Arts in English - History
      • Bachelor of Arts in History
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - History
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Central Christian College of Kansas

    Program Options

    Associate's
      • Associate of Arts
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Colorado Christian University

    Program Options

    Associate's
      • General Studies, A.A.
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Baker College Online

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • General Studies - Bachelor
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
      • HS Diploma
  • Online Programs Available
    10. City University of Seattle

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.S. General Studies

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Kaplan University

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  • Bachelor: Human Services/Child and Family Welfare
  • Bachelor: Liberal Studies

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Northcentral University

  • PhD in Psychology - Gender Studies
  • M.A. in Psychology - Gender Studies

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Grand Canyon University

  • Bachelor of Arts in History for Secondary Education (ITL)

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Johns Hopkins University

  • Master of Liberal Arts
  • Master of Arts in Museum Studies

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Regent University

  • Bachelor of Science in Business - HR Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in English - History
  • Bachelor of Arts in History

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Central Christian College of Kansas

  • Associate of Arts

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Colorado Christian University

  • General Studies, A.A.

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Baker College Online

  • General Studies - Bachelor

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