2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2022  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 143 - Human Sexuality

This course examines contemporary knowledge and attitudes towards human sexuality, relying on theoretical and empirical psychological research. Multiple perspectives are presented, including psychosocial, cross-cultural, and psychobiological. Sexuality across the life span is examined, including issues pertaining to: biological sexual differentiation, the sexual response cycle, intimacy and communication, varieties of sexual relationships and behavior, and sexually transmitted diseases and HIV. Emphasis is placed on the critical analysis and synthesis of research on sexuality in the context of current social and cultural influences.

Prerequisites for this course require a grade of C- or better

Fulfills the Basic Processes requirement of the psychology major.




Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered periodically