Psychology 134 -- Grossmont College -- Human Sexuality

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Schedule of modules

Schedule of modules


  1. Module 0 -- Getting started


  2. Group 1

  3. Module 1 -- Why study sex?

  4. Module 2 -- The movie “Kinsey”

  5. Module 3 -- First things first (four pages from chapter 5)

  6. Module 4 -- History and methods of sex research (chapters 1-2)

  7. Module 5 -- Anatomy and physiology (chapters 3-4)

  8. Module 6 -- Sexual arousal and response (chapter 5)

  9. Module 7 -- Lovemaps and imprinting

  10. Module 8 -- What is normal?

  11. Module 9 -- Sexual behavior (chapter 9)

  12. Exam 1 -- Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9


  13. Group 2

  14. Module 10 -- Sexuality in childhood and adolescence (ch. 13)

  15. Module 11 -- Sexuality in adulthood (ch. 14)

  16. Module 12 -- Gender identity and gender roles (ch. 6)

  17. Module 13 -- Guest speaker Travis

  18. Module 14 -- Measuring masculinity and femininity

  19. Module 15 -- All about plethysmography

  20. Module 16 -- The Phil Donahue Show

  21. Module 17 -- Sexual orientation (ch. 10)

  22. Exam 2 -- Chapters 13, 14, 6, 10


  23. Group 3

  24. Module 18 -- Attraction and love (chapter 7)

  25. Module 19 -- Contraception and abortion (chapter 12)

  26. Module 20 -- Pregnancy and birth (chapter 11)

  27. Module 21 -- “The Miracle of Birth” movie

  28. Module 22 -- Sperm competition

  29. Module 23 -- Sexually transmitted infections (chapter 16)

  30. Exam 3 -- Chapters 7, 12, 11, 16


  31. Group 4

  32. Module 24 -- Naked, nude, unclothed

  33. Module 25 -- Legal sexual variations (paraphilias) (ch. 17)

  34. Module 26 -- Illegal sexual variations (pedophilia, assault) (ch. 18)

  35. Module 27 -- Sexual dysfunctions and sex therapy (ch. 15)

  36. Module 28 -- Sex for profit, pornography, and the Internet (ch. 19)

  37. Module 29 -- Nevada brothels

  38. Module 30 -- Farewell lecture

  39. Exam 4 -- Chapters 17, 18, 15, 19


  40. Final Exam -- Comprehensive

 
Subject to change
Because the course changes a little bit every semester, this schedule is subject to change. New topics may be added during the course; some may be removed or made optional. The workload may be adjusted from time to time. 
This page, however, will probably not be kept up to date. So be sure to check the Calendar inside Blackboard for the deadlines.

Subject to change

Because the course changes a little bit every semester, this schedule is subject to change. New topics may be added during the course; some may be removed or made optional. The workload may be adjusted from time to time.

This page, however, will probably not be kept up to date. So be sure to check the Calendar inside Blackboard for the deadlines.