• Anatomical and physiological bases of human sexuality; biological and cultural aspects of sexual differentiation and psychosexual development, contraception, venereal disease, and sexual lifestyles.
  • Semester Offered: Spring
  • Credits: 3
  • Core Curriculum: Natural Sciences

Prerequisites

None

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
  • Spermatogenesis
  • Oogenesis
  • Menstrual cycle
  • Conception
  • Pregnancy
  • Male development
  • Female development
  • Sexual response
  • Fertility management
  • Sexually transmitted Disease
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Studying sexual behavior
  • Sexuality
  • Social Issues

Course Syllabus Spring

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.

                                   Points

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.

Faculty

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