PSYC 205: Human Sexuality

Class Program
Weekly Contact Hours
Course ID
Meets Degree Requirements For
Social Science

This course examines human sexuality from the psychological, biological, sociocultural and historical perspectives. Students will be encouraged to become aware of their own sexual attitudes, values and behaviors. By the end of the course, students will be able to communicate about sexuality with a greater degree of effectiveness.

Grading Basis

PSYC& 100

Course Learning Outcomes

Core Topics


  1. Sexuality and the World View
  2. Anatomy, Physiology, and Reproduction
  3. Sexuality Development (Biology and Life Cycle)
  4. Sex and Gender
  5. Sexual Behavior and Patterning
  6. Relationship Building, Communicating About Sex
  7. STI's, Contraception, and Conception
  8. Sexual Hindrances: Love, Desire, and Dysfunction
  9. Sexuality in the Media and Technology
  10. The Future of Sexuality and Your Role