Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


SOC-210 - The Sociology of Sexual Behavior (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): None
This course is a study of sex in its varied social contexts. The course emphasizes the values, bases, and constraints of sex in contemporary society, contrasting them with traditional perspectives. Topics include cross-cultural comparisons, sexual scripts and human sexual response, growing up sexually, love and sex, sex in committed and non-committed contexts, sexual variations, and sex and the law. Students examine their own attitudes and values about sexuality in the post-sexual revolution social environment.


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