PSY260

Examination of the psychological, biological and social factors that contribute to human sexuality. Based upon the belief that human beings wish to explore and to experience their sexuality in a holistic and responsible manner, the course covers such topics as human sexual development across the lifespan; the physiology and anatomy of reproduction; cross-cultural and historical perspectives about human sexuality; contemporary perspectives about human sexuality; sexual dysfunctions and therapeutic approaches to treatment of those dysfunctions; gender identity; gender roles and gender stratification as they relate to human sexuality; values clarification (including legal and ethical issues) related to human sexuality; and sexuality within the context of human intimate relationships. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): PSY111 or SOC111. As needed.