Fall_2011.HUMAN SEXUALITY_Monday.Wednesday

Fall_2011.HUMAN SEXUALITY_Monday.Wednesday - HUMANSEXUALITY

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HUMAN SEXUALITY ST. LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - WILDWOOD COURSE SYLLABUS-Fall 2011 We reserve the right to revise this syllabus and/or course calendar (8/22/2011) Instructors: Ms. Gloria Webb Adeyemi Office:  Wildwood 211 Office Phone:   636-422-2200 E-mail:   gadeyemi@stlcc.edu * Office Hours: Mondays 1-2pm and 4-5pm, Wednesdays 1-2pm or by appointment Ms. Kimberlee Vaughn Office: Wildwood 211  Office Phone: 636-422-2200 E-mail:   kvaughn33@stlcc.edu* *E-mail is the best way to contact us, and please include ‘Monday Human  Sexuality Lecture’ in the subject line and include your full name in the message.  Some e-mail addresses give no clue as to who you are.  Thank you very much!  Ms. Vaughn and Ms. Adeyemi Required Text:   Human  Sexuality in a World of Diversity,  (8 th   Ed.).  Boston, MA:  Pearson Education Inc.,  publishing as Allyn and Bacon.    Course Information: Course:   PSY 125 338/BIO 122 338 Section:  Room 226 Wildwood Campus  Credit Hours:  3 hours Prerequisites: None Course Description:   Human Sexuality includes not only the biological component of  male and female sexuality, but also attitudes, values and feelings about one’s own  1
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gender and sex role.  Consequently in dealing with sex as a natural biological function,  the expression of which is a dimension of psychosocial behavior, the sexual  development and/or differentiation of men and women from conception to maturity will  be stressed. Course Objectives:   At the end of this course students will be able to describe and  discuss the following: Biology: Sexual anatomy and physiology Male and female sex hormones Sexual differentiation and normal versus abnormal sex chromosomes Puberty and sexual maturity, the female menstrual cycle and  menopause Conception, pregnancy and birth control Patterns of sexual development throughout the lifespan Sexual dysfunction and sexually transmitted diseases Psychology: Sexuality in various relationships and life styles Definitions of “normal sex” and major theoretical concepts pertaining to  sexuality Illegal sex, sex without consent, and sex within various kinds of  relationships Homosexuality, bisexuality, transexuality, and paraphilias Communication techniques to ensure one’s sexual rights Influence of culture and media on sexuality 2
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Educational Goal:   To provide the foundational framework necessary for the  understanding of complex biological and psychological issues dealing with human 
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