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Psychology of Human Sexuality
PSYC 339
Fall 2024
Section: 01  

This course introduces the psychology of human sexuality in its evolutionary, physiological, reproductive, and social contexts. We'll explore various psychological theories of human sexuality, as well as sexual motivations, sexual anatomy, sexual response, sexual pleasure, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, sexual behavior, sexuality across the life span, safe sex, and consent.

In addition, this course covers contemporary issues that may arise each week, such as sex education, gender diversity, and sexual orientation. In light of the current political climate, it is anticipated that politically sensitive topics may be discussed in class to sort out myths from evidence supported by scientific research.

The course emphasizes current research in psychology, sexology, and sociology and will be inclusive across cultures, races, ethnic groups, gender, sexual orientation, and relationship orientation. This course is also intended to be responsive to student questions and to provide a space for discussions in a non-judgmental, inclusive, and accepting environment.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS PSYC
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: PSYC105 OR PSYC105F OR PSYC260
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

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