“Positively Impacting Learning Through Evidence-Based Practices”
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY AND COUNSELING
PSYC 4500, PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, 3 CREDIT HOURS
FALL SEMESTER 2010
Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.
McCammon, S. L., Knox, D., & Schacht, C. (2007).
Choices in sexuality
Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.
This special topics course will explore the psychology of sex.
Prerequisite: PSYC 3600
and Senior Standing.
VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL EDUCATION OUTCOMES
Students will demonstrate cross-cultural perspectives and knowledge of other societies.
Students will use computer and information technology when appropriate.
Students will express themselves clearly, logically, and precisely in writing and in speaking,
and they will demonstrate competence in reading and listening.
COURSE EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES FOR B.A./B.S. PSYCHOLOGY DEGREE
design, run, and analyze research studies and write reports using APA style.
Identify plausible psychosocial and biological principles that influence behavior and
cognition, given a particular context or situation.
Use appropriately the technical language of the science of psychology in oral and written
11. Use appropriate computer technology to complete relevant assignments.
12. Interact effectively and work productively with others.
This course is designed to provide you with a background in the issues involved in
examining the psychology of sex.
The primary goal of the course is to familiarize you with the
fundamental principles of choices in sexuality.
Students will synthesize psychological theory and relevant research.
Students will design, run, and analyze descriptive, correlational, and experimental studies,
and write research reports using APA style.
Students will use appropriate computer technology (e.g., statistical software, word processing
programs, internet resources. etc.) to complete relevant assignments.
Students will communicate and present psychological concepts, principles, and theories
clearly and effectively, both in oral and written form.