Jun 30, 2022
ANTH 334 - Human Sexuality: Anthropological Perspectives
Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-D
A cross-cultural and evolutionary study of human sexuality expanding the constricted perspectives of Western cultures, including a review of sexual practices and attitudes, gender roles in sensuality, and sexual orientation in both Western and non-Western societies.
Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area D1-3 requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Equivalent Quarter Course: ANTH 3745.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-D - Upper Division Social Sciences
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- define and explain essential terms in the anthropology of sexuality;
- discuss the diversity of human sexual behaviors and identities in an informed manner;
- analyze the social construction of sexualities and sexual identities in different cultures;
- discuss the history of the scholarly investigation of sex and sexualities;
- explain how relations of power shape and constitute spheres of sexual activity and identification.
UD-D. Upper-division Social Sciences Learning Outcomes
- analyze how power and social identity affect social outcomes for different cultural and economic groups using methods of social science inquiry and vocabulary appropriate to those methods;
- demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply accurately disciplinary concepts of the social or behavioral sciences; and
- demonstrate an understanding of and ability to effectively plan or conduct research using an appropriate method of the social or behavioral sciences.
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