PSY 225 - Human Sexuality

Course Description

Human Sexuality offers an introduction to all facets of the field, and involves discussions of theory, research, and practical information. The purpose of the course will be to develop a critical awareness of the dominant issues in the field and to refine the student's sense of sexual responsibility and integrity. This will be accomplished by exploring the biological, social, cultural, psychological, and personal elements of sexuality. Group 1 course.

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Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies

PSY 101, placement into ENG 111.

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Critical Thinking - Direct

Other college designations supported by this course

Infused: Writing Intensive

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Define accurate information about the diverse topic of human sexuality.
  • Describe current human sexuality beliefs including theories of sexuality.
  • Describe sexuality as a topic of intellectual inquiry.
  • Compare and contrast multiple sources of information on human sexuality.
Human Dimension:
  • Compare/contrast their perspectives on human sexuality with other cultures.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Differentiate between values relating to the various aspects of human sexuality.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Evaluate their own sense of sexual responsibility based on course concepts.