PSY 503 Human Sexuality
3 Semester Units
Human sexuality presents the role of sexuality in all aspects of human development. We will take a look at how sexuality is perceived and conveyed in various cultures. Methods of addressing sexual problems, sexual communication, evaluation of research, child-rearing practices, life-cycle sexuality, and cross cultural variations will also be discussed.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Explain what causes sexually transmitted infections, how they are spread, and who can get them.
- Evaluate what occurs in each trimester of pregnancy for both mother and embryo/fetus.
- Compare the difference between one’s gender and one’s sex.
- Define gender identity and gender role.
- Discuss the sexual lifestyles of adults, including marriage, cohabitation, and extramarital sex.
- Analyze the various ways one can define a behavior as being unconventional.
- Understand how the Internet has affected the commercial sex industry.
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