May 28, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WGS 451 - Women’s Sexuality

This class explores the nature of women’s sexualities from a developmental perspective, with the intent of enhancing student’s understanding of how women’s sexuality is shaped, changed, and expressed throughout life: childhood and adolescence; young adulthood; middle adulthood and later life.  Moving beyond the traditional focus on sexual functioning, this course emphasizes the complex interaction of psychological, social, cultural, and biological influences on the creation of sexual meanings for women. Students cannot receive credit for WGS 451 after passing WGS/WST 401 with a topic of Women’s Sexuality.

General Education Requirements: Satisfies the General Education Social Context and Institutions requirement.

Prerequisites: Junior Standing; WGS 101 or CHF 351 or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Spring

Credits: 3