Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
    Jul 21, 2024  
Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

SOA 388 - Seminar: Sex, Selves, and Society (4 Cr.)


This course explores the social foundations of sex and sexualities. In particular, we consider how time, place, systems of inequality, and other forms of social organization influence the seemingly most individual and personal expressions, such as sexual practices, desire, pleasure, and the selection of partners. Additional topics covered include: cultural sexual scripts, constructions of normalcy and deviance, sexual subcultures, sex research, and issues surrounding education and policy. Prerequisites: Junior standing and one of the following courses: SOA 200 , SOA 201 , or SOA 217 . Fall semester. Offered 2023-2024 and alternate years. Mullaney.