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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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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.
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:

  1. define and explain essential terms in the anthropology of sexuality;
  2. discuss the diversity of human sexual behaviors and identities in an informed manner;
  3. analyze the social construction of sexualities and sexual identities in different cultures;
  4. discuss the history of the scholarly investigation of sex and sexualities;
  5. explain how relations of power shape and constitute spheres of sexual activity and identification.

UD-D. Upper-division Social Sciences Learning Outcomes

  1. 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;
  2. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply accurately disciplinary concepts of the social or behavioral sciences; and
  3. 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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