Prerequisites: 82:160.

Lectures and small group discussion throughout the term designed to provide a survey of factual information concerning human sexuality. Visiting lecturers from various professions will be invited to participate in appropriate areas of concern such as sex and the law, sexually transmitted diseases, birth control, and sex and health.

The course will include consideration of such topics as the biological, physiological and anatomical aspects of sexual behavior, psychosexual development, autoeroticism, heterosexual and homosexual behavior, sexual dysfunctions, sexual problems and related therapeutic procedures.

In addition, social and cultural variables influencing human sexuality will be examined including such topics as changing standards of sex role identity, sexual aspects of marriage and family life, and changing cultural standards and sexuality.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 82:280 in the BU Course Transfer Database.