Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: PSYC                                     Course Number: 300                                    
Course Title: The Psychology of Women
Subject: Psychology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course presents historical, cross-cultural, and research-oriented perspectives to examine the major areas, issues and controversies in the field of the psychology of women. Students examine the physical, cognitive, emotional and psychosocial development of women and the use of cross-cultural research within these domains. Students analyze the biological and psychosocial factors, including race, class, culture, ethnicity, and issues of gender equity, that influence women?s development and identity and discuss conditions and issues facing women in different countries and cultures. This is a writing intensive course.

Prerequisite: ENGL 150 or PSYC 101
Start Date:    06/30/2013                         End Date: