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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.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Sociology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • 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 Hours: 3