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SOC 1216 Sociology of Human Sexuality

A critical analysis of the interrelatedness of sociological, cultural, biological, psychological and religious factors influencing attitudes towards sexuality.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Analyze the social, cultural, legal, biological and psychological aspects of human sexuality and human relationships.
  • Examine societal views about human sexuality and sexual development throughout the life course from a historical and cultural context.
  • Examine historical and contemporary research on human sexuality, including the nature of scientific research.
  • Recognize sexual variations and orientations in human sexuality.
  • Examine functions, dysfunctions and therapies associated with human sexuality.
  • Analyze the relationship between human sexuality and social institutions.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Sociology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No