SRJC Course Outlines

7/6/2022 9:22:04 PMPSYCH 3 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

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Discipline and Nbr:  PSYCH 3Title:  HUMAN SEXUALITY  
Full Title:  Human Sexuality
Last Reviewed:12/9/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Introduction to clinical and scientific studies of human sexuality. Special emphasis on contemporary research, modern medical understanding, and psychological insights into human sexual response.  Topics surveyed include sexual development, birth control, sexual health and disease, attraction and love, sexual dysfunction, and therapy.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Intro to clinical & scientific studies of human sexuality.
(Grade Only)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Social and Behavioral Sciences
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 DSocial ScienceFall 1991
 ELifelong Learning and Self Development  
 ELifelong Learning and Self DevelopmentFall 1981Fall 1991
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 4Social and Behavioral ScienceFall 1981
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 CID Descriptor: PSY 130 Introduction to Human Sexuality SRJC Equivalent Course(s): PSYCH3

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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  Students completing this course will be able to comprehend and
 demonstrate basic knowledgeability in the following areas. They
 will also be expected to apply, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate
 their knowledge and comprehension of the areas.

Topics and Scope
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 1.   Inroduction.
2.   Research Methods.
3.   Sexual Anatomy.
4.   Hormones and Sexual Development.
5.   Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth.
6.   Birth Control.
7.   Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
8.   Sexual Response and Technique.
9.   Human Sexuality: Childhood and Adolescence.
10.  Human Sexuality: Adulthood.
11.  Psychological Theories of Human Sexuality.
12.  Sex Roles.
13.  Attraction and Love.
14.  Marriage and Alternative Life Styles.
15.  Sexual Dysfunction and Sex Therapy.
16.  Homosexuality.
17.  Variations in Sexual Behavior.
18.  Rape.
19.  Commercial Sex.
20.  Laws, Ethics, and Decision Making in Human Sexuality.

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  Reading and writing assignments, and other homework will be
 assigned: approximately 2 hours of homework for each hour of
 class meeting.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 25%
Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
75 - 90%
Multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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  Rathus, Spencer
   1983, HUMAN SEXUALITY. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.
 Crooks, Robert and Karla Baur
   1987, OUR SEXUALITY. Benjamin and Cummings.
 Denney, Nancy W. and David Quadagno
   1986, HUMAN SEXUALITY. Times Mirror and Mosby.

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