2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) 
    
    Sep 21, 2021  
2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 3006 - Psychology of Gender♦


(5 cr.) Researchers have demonstrated that there are few psychological differences between men and women. And yet history and conventional thinking indicate otherwise. This course introduces students to the basic theories, principles, and applications of gender and gender differences. Students explore distinctions between sex and gender, masculinity and femininity, and sexuality and sexual orientation; gender differences in social behavior, perception, and cognitive abilities; and cross-cultural research on gender and sexuality. Through discussions and applications, students debunk myths surrounding sex and gender similarities and differences, and they apply theories to case examples and individual experiences. (Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1001, or PSYC 1002, or PSYC 1003.)
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an Enrollment Advisor [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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