Mar 30, 2023
HLTH 215 - Human Sexuality
Number of Credits: 3
Explore the biological, psychological, historical, cultural, and social aspects of sexuality and gender. Discuss the practices and behaviors that influence sexual and mental health. Also offered as PSYC 215 ; credit will not be awarded for both. (Fall & Spring Only) Three hours lecture each week. Three Credits. Three billable hours.
Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for ENGL 101 .
Pre-/Co-requisite(s): HLTH 101 or PSYC 101
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Examine current ethical, historical, and sociocultural
viewpoints regarding human sexuality, behaviors, and identities
and the corresponding impact on mental health.
2. Differentiate the human sexual development process and range
of sexual behaviors expressed throughout the life-cycle
3. Apply the diverse experiences of those with minority
sexualities and gender identities to multiple societal contexts.
4. Assess risk factors and behaviors that influence physical,
emotional, relationship and interpersonal sexual health.
5. Examine how personal and cultural values influence sexual
behavior and contraception use.
6. Recognize the symptoms of sexual dysfunction, disorders, and
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