hsc 425 Fall 09 Syllabus 9.09

hsc 425 Fall 09 Syllabus 9.09 - ,LongBeach...

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California State University, Long Beach Health Science Department Health Science 425I  HUMAN SEXUALITY AND SEX EDUCATION Fall 2009 GENERAL INFORMATION Professor: Phillip Falcetti, MPH, CHES  Phone:949.770.0847    E-mail: [email protected] Office Hours: Meeting Time/Place: COURSE DESCRIPTION Social, bio-medical, sociological, emotional and psychological aspects of human sexuality, the  communication of sexual information, the implementation, content, and evaluation of family life and  the role of sex in our community today.  Prerequisites: Completion of the G.E. Foundation, one or more Explorations courses, and upper  division status.  Recommended: PSY 100.   TEXTBOOK The following book is required: Hock, R.R.,  Human Sexuality EXPECTED OUTCOMES: Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to: 1. Discuss human sexuality from a social, biological, psychological, emotional, sociological,  cultural, societal, economic, and scientific perspectives. 2. Analyze bio-medical, psychosocial, and socio-behavioral factors affecting sexual roles,  identities and behaviors. 3. Discuss the bio-medical, social and behavioral characteristics of reproductive system  disorders. 4. Assess bio-medical and psychosocial aspects of the human sexual response. 5. Appraise the physical, mental-emotional and social changes that occur during pregnancy  and childbirth. 6. Evaluate methods of birth control including related bio-medical, public health, cultural, and  economic issues. 7. Examine consequences of sexually transmitted diseases/infections upon the health of the  Page 1
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individual, family and society. 8. Discuss the physical, mental-emotional and social changes in sexuality throughout the life  cycle. 9. Examine theories and concepts of love and sexual attraction in individuals, couples,  families and society. 10. Appraise the communication process as it relates to sexuality, conflict resolution and  culture. 11. Investigate the effects of sexual crimes/coercion on the victim and society. 12. Evaluate family life education in the home, school and community. Page 2
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REQUIREMENTS AND EVALUATION Writing assignments 100 points Group presentation 30 points  Midterm  40 points Final 40 points Site Visit 10 points       Total Possible 220 points EXPLANATION OF REQUIREMENTS Reading, participation, and attendance.   Students are expected to attend class on time, to  complete all assigned readings, and to participate in class activities.  In order for the class to  function well as a group, your active participation is necessary.  The diversity of backgrounds, 
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