SRJC Course Outlines

10/25/2021 1:38:31 PMPSYCH 40 Course Outline as of Fall 1999

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  PSYCH 40Title:  PSYCHOLOGY OF GENDER  
Full Title:  Psychological Perspectives on Gender
Last Reviewed:12/12/2016

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 or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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An examination of the research and theory from psychology and related fields in order to evaluate the behavior, biology, and social context in which women and men function.  Classical and contemporary views of gender roles and the effects of gender role on individual development and relationships with others.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Classical & contemporary views of gender roles.
(Grade or P/NP)

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

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 ELifelong Learning and Self DevelopmentFall 1981
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 4Social and Behavioral ScienceFall 1981
 4IPsychology  
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: SOCI 140 Introduction to Gender SRJC Equivalent Course(s): PSYCH40 OR SOC15

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

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 same materials.

Topics and Scope
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 1.   Researching Sex and Gender
2.   History of the Study of Sex Differences in Psychology
3.   Gender Development:  Psycholanalytic Approach/Social Theories
     Approach
4.   Stress, Coping and Psychopathology
5.   Treatment for Mental Disorders.
6.   The Brain
7.   Sexuality and Relationships
8.   Gender Stereotypes:  Masculinity and Femininity
9.   Gender and the Experience of Emotion
10.  Implications of Gender Similarities and Differences
11.  Defining and Talking About Violence
12.  Cross-Cultural Studies of Gender

Assignments:
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  Homework: Approximately 2 hours per each lecture hour. Students
 in this class will be required to do a substantial amount of
 homework of the following nature:
      Problem Solving Group Work
      Written reports
      Critical-thought essays
      Written reaction papers
      Written answers to problems and questions
      Reading of assigned articles and textbook material
      Interviews

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%
Written homework, Reading reports, Essay exams, Term papers, Quizzes
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
75 - 90%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Objective examination
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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  Doyle, William
   1999 THE MALE EXPERIENCE.
 Hyde, Janet Shibley
   1996 HALF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE:  THE PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN.
 Doyle, William
   1999 SEX AND GENDER:  THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE.
 Brannon, Linda
   1999 GENDER:  PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES.
 Yoder, Janice D.
   1998 WOMEN AND GENDER:  TRANSFORMING PSYCHOLOGY.
 Bonvillain, Nancy
   1999 WOMEN AND MEN:  CULTURAL CONSTRUCTS OF GENDER.

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