Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 206 - Psychology of Human Sexuality

An introduction to the study of the psychology of human sexuality including the study of human sexual behavior, sexual attitudes, sexual motivation, sex roles, relation between sexual behavior and attitudes and personality characteristics, sexual variance, sexual problems, etc. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in PSYC 102 , or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly PY 206.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic physiological mechanisms and psychological and sociocultural predictors, modifiers, and consequences of human sexual beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors.
  • Evaluate and think critically about research in human sexuality.
  • Display awareness of and sensitivity to cross-cultural differences in sexual beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors.
  • Develop, refine, and think critically about one’s own beliefs, attitudes, and philosophies regarding human sexuality.

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