| Sexual Diversity
S321 | 3633 | Weinberg
S321 Sexual Diversity Weinberg 3:35-6:05 W 3633
FORMER TITLE WAS VARIATIONS IN HUMAN SEXUALITY I
OPEN TO UNDERGRADUATES ONLY
A sociological examination of variations in several dimensions of
human sexuality: sexual definitions (e.g., notions of
"deviance"), the incidence 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 (plus study guide), 1997.
GRADES: There will be three examinations, each counting one-third
toward the course grade.