Survey of topics in psychology relevant to gender and its impact on the lives of women and men: socialization of gender, mental health, racial identity, majority-minority status, sexual orientation, life-span issues, and violence. (Cross-listed as WGSS 202)
A grade of “C” or better in WGSS 151 or PSY 100 or consent of instructor.
- Describe the central concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods used in the psychology of gender.
- Use theoretical perspectives to explain gender behavior.
- Describe the biological influences on sex.
- Describe the cultural influences on gender.