PSYCH 401 - Special Problems in Psychology as a Social Science
Section: 015 Psychology of Gender and Sexual Diversity
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Enforced Prerequisites:
One of the following: PSYCH 111, 112, 114, or 115.
Other Course Info:
Only 6 credits of PSYCH 400, 401, 402 combined may be counted toward a concentration plan in Psychology, and a maximum of 12 credits may be counted toward graduation.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This discussion-based course will explore the landscape of contemporary research on sexual orientation and gender identity in psychology and related disciplines, with a focus on LGBTQIA perspectives and experiences. Topics include: theories of sexual orientation, cisnormativity and heteronormativity in research, critical perspectives on the neuroscience of sex differences, intersectionality, sexual fluidity, and asexuality, among others. Students will become familiar with influential theories and ongoing debates in the field, and will develop tools for engaging critically with emerging research on these topics.

Course Requirements:

Student evaluation will be based on participation and performance on course assignments, including brief reaction papers, weekly discussion questions, and a final paper integrating key concepts from the course. There is no required textbook for this course. All course texts will be made available on Canvas.

PSYCH 401 - Special Problems in Psychology as a Social Science
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Note: Psych 401-011 meets in the Pillsbury Room, East Hall. Take East Hall Church St. entrance elevator to floor "4M".
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