Sociology | Sexual Diversity
S321 | 3881 | Weinberg
S321 Sexual Diversity (3 CR)
3881 3:35-6:15 W BH228
OPEN TO UNDERGRADUATES ONLY
THIS COURSE FORMERLY TITLED VARIATIONS IN HUMAN SEXUALITY I
A sociological examination of variations in several dimensions
of human sexuality: sexual definitions (e.g., notions of
"deviance"), the prevalence of various behaviors (e.g.,
premarital coitus), the intensity of sexual response (e.g.
female orgasm), sexual object choice (e.g. homosexuality), and
other modes of sexual expression (e.g. fetishism).
GOAL: Lectures providing sociological frameworks for a broad
range of topics in the area of human sexuality.
READING: Bryan Strong and Christine DeVault, Human Sexuality:
Diversity in Contemporary America, 3rd edition, (plus study
GRADES: There will be three examinations, each counting
one-third toward the course grade.