Credit Hours: 3Department: Health Behavior
This course will provide students with an in-depth study of all sex-related topics that influence the health and wellbeing of humans. Emphasis is placed on healthy sexual expression in the context of global HIV and STD epidemics as well as global issues with unintentional pregnancy and cervical cancer – all of which are highly preventable. Students will also gain an in-depth education about human sexual functioning (physiology and neural pathways), sexual pluralism (diversity in sexual expression), issues pertaining to gay and lesbian health, and the science of understanding relational issues and gender role issues in US culture.
Fulfills UK Core Requirement: The Nature of Inquiry in the Social Sciences