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Human Sexuality Today

Author: Bruce M. King

Course Created: 2008

Practice Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Book Required Duration: 10 hours
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Course Summary

This course examines human sexuality from cultural, historical and scientific perspectives. The comprehensive approach to the subject is covered in a straightforward and interesting manner.

Course Format

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Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the role of hormones in sexuality.
  • Describecommon sexually transmitted infections.
  • Explain methods of birth control.
  • Describe the leading cause of mental retardation.
  • Explain theories of gender differentiation.
  • Discuss some common sexual problems.
  • Describe common paraphilias.

Course Syllabus

  1. Why a Course in Human Sexuality
  2. Our Sexual and Reproductive Anatomy
  3. Hormones and Sexuality
  4. Similarities and Differences in Our Sexual Responses
  5. Sexually Transmitted Infections
  6. Birth Control
  7. Pregnancy and Childbirth
  8. Becoming a Woman/Becoming a Man
  9. Sexual Orientation
  10. Life-Span Sexual Development
  11. Adult Sexual Behaviors and Attitudes
  12. Love and Relationships
  13. Sexual Problems and Therapy
  14. Paraphilias and Sexual Variants
  15. Sexual Victimization
  16. Selling Sex: Social and Legal Issues


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