WGS.228 Psychology of Sex and Gender

Class Info

Examines evidence (and lack thereof) regarding when and how an individual's thoughts, feelings, and actions are affected by sex and gender. Using a biopsychosocial model, reviews the following topics: gender identity development across the lifespan, implicit and explicit bias, achievement, stereotypes, physical and mental health, sexuality, interpersonal relationships, work, and violence. Limited to 20.

This class has no prerequisites.

WGS.228 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by C. Kapungu.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Thursdays in 14E-310.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, WGS.228 was rated 6.3 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the WGS.228 Class Site site or on the WGS.228 Stellar site.

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