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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: PSY                                     Course Number: 210                                    
Course Title: Sex and Culture
Subject: Psychology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Sex and Culture explores the cultural construction of human sexuality from the framework of the individual in society. Students will examine the social learning of sexual behaviors, beliefs and practices. Analytic focus will include how culturally prescribed gender roles for men and women inform notions of right and wrong. Specific topics may include institutionalized gender inequality, marriage and the family, homophobia and other issues involved in the relationship between sex and culture. All topics will be considered from a historical and cross-cultural perspective.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 and sophomore standing or above.
  • This course is crosslisted as:   ANT 210 , SOC 210
Start Date:    02/25/2013                         End Date: