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2023-24 Catalog 
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OLS 102 - Human Sexuality

2 CR

Students explore the social and physical aspects of sexuality, and begin to critically think about how human sexuality impacts social relationships, lifelong decisions, and personal choices. Course is graded Credit/No Credit.

Recommended: OLS 107  (ERG 012620 in PS)
Course Outcomes
  1. To develop, a greater overall appreciation of self as a sexual being, in the light of an evolving understanding of cross cultural, religious, historical, and physiological perspectives and to develop a greater tolerance and understanding of others as unique sexual beings. 

  2. Explain the difference among biological sex, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation; correctly defines “transgender,” “gender non-conforming,” and “non-binary”  

  3. To understand related sexual issues such as sexual violence and sexual harassment. 

  4. Define and describe sexually transmitted Infections & safer sex practices 

  5. To understand the anatomy and physiology of sexual functioning in both men and women including genetics, menstruation, birth control, conception, pregnancy/pregnancy options, & birth. 

  6. Discuss intimacy and sexuality in relationships. 

  7. Discuss conditions impacting sexual and reproductive function - substance abuse, injury/disability, chronic illness, and medication for illness. 
  8. To understand, appreciate, and care for your body; develop and maintain healthy friendships and relationships and avoid unhealthy or exploitative experiences and relationships. 

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