Courses & Programs

Psychology of Women [B]

COURSE CODE: PSY 224

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: PSY 110

An exploration of some of the psychological issues relevant to women. Theories of female psychology and research findings will be considered, as will biological, social and cultural factors that affect females. Topics to be discussed may include female life span development; gender identity; gender differences in mental health and sexuality; sexism; and violence against women. This course is designed for both female and male students who are interested in learning about women's lives from a bio psychosocial perspective. Prerequisite: PSY 110