Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Mar 04, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 207 - Psychology of Women


An introduction to the issues and research in the psychology of women. Topics include biological and social factors, gender roles, sex differences and similarities, mental health, pregnancy, menstruation, menopause, work, women of color, love relationships, and sexuality. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in PSYC 102 , or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly PY 207.

3 semester hours

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

  • Discuss the ways in which gender is influenced by social, psychological, cultural and biological variables.
  • Discuss the impact of systems of gender on women’s lives domestically and globally.
  • Think critically about psychological research related to women and gender.
  • Recognize the diversity of women’s experiences across demographic and cultural groups.


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