Course Descriptions



This course may NOT be used to fulfill the elective requirements of the Biological Sciences major.







Course Description

Anatomical and physiological bases of human sexuality; biological and cultural aspects of sexual differentiation and psychosexual development, contraception, venereal disease, and sexual lifestyles.

  Topics include:

  Biological background



  Menstrual cycle



  Male development

  Female development

  Sexual response

  Fertility management

  Sexually transmitted Disease

  HIV and AIDS

  Sexual dysfunction

  Studying sexual behavior


  Social Issues

Course Syllabi

Course Syllabus Spring 2017

Course URL

Course Satisfies SAS Core Curriculum Learning Goals

 1.Natural Sciences (NS): Understand and apply basic principles and concepts in the physical or biological sciences.

2. Natural Sciences (NS): Explain and be able to assess the relationship among assumptions, method, evidence, arguments, and theory in scientific analysis.

Course Satisfies Learning Goals

1. To develop academic skills that will provide a foundation for success in advanced courses, gate-keeper standardized tests, graduate or professional school, and life-long learning.

2. To acquire the appropriate factual and conceptual knowledge that provides student with a foundation on which they can further their immediate education and to manage a career.

Exams, Assignments, and Grading Policy

Your final grade will reflect collective performance during the entire semester. There are a total of 400 points (see below for breakdown). Hourly exams will comprise 50% of the final grade. There will be three hourly exams with the lowest score dropped. The final exam will be cumulative and comprise the remaining 50% of the final grade. The hourly and final exams will be comprised of multiple choice questions.


Hourly Exams (2/3)        200

Final Exam                     200

Total for Course             400

Extra Credit:  None

Scaling:  Grades are scaled based on the relative performance of students to each other.

Course Materials

Text:  Human Reproductive Biology

Course Closed?

If this course is closed, please use the following link to add your name to the Wait List Sign Up for Spring 2023 Courses . If you have any questions, please contact the Division of Life Sciences - Office of Undergraduate Instruction at 848-445-2075 or visit our office at Nelson Biological Laboratories B112, Busch Campus.


Course Coordinator:
Dr. Anthony Uzwiak
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** All information is subject to change at the discretion of the course coordinator.