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CHFD220 - Human Sexuality

Course Details

Course Code: CHFD220 Course ID: 3739 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is an overview of the biological, psychological, cultural, and behavioral aspects of human sexuality and family life. The overall theme of the course focuses on attitudes and responsible sexual behavior. Key topics include how culture, society, and history have impacted our understanding of human sexuality.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session
10/28/19 - 04/03/20 04/06/20 - 05/31/20 Spring 2020 Session B 8 Week session
11/25/19 - 05/01/20 05/04/20 - 06/28/20 Spring 2020 Session I 8 Week session
12/30/19 - 05/29/20 06/01/20 - 07/26/20 Spring 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Examine the physiological, psychological, and social aspects of sexual development throughout the lifespan.
  2. Describe the process of human reproduction including the physiological and psychological aspects of sexual response.
  3. Explain the emotional and psychological aspects of sexuality.
  4. Summarize modern family planning options.
  5. Compare and contrast the broad range of sexual attitudes and preferences.
  6. Analyze cultural influences on sexual values and decision-making.
NameGrade %
Forums 35.00 %
Forum 1 4.38 %
Forum 2 4.38 %
Forum 3 4.38 %
Forum 4 4.38 %
Forum 5 4.38 %
Forum 6 4.38 %
Forum 7 4.38 %
Forum 8 4.38 %
Assignments 65.00 %
Week 1: Human Sexuality Throughout History Time-line 13.00 %
Week 2: Popular Culture's Perceptions of Sexuality and Aging 13.00 %
Week 5: Conflict Resolution - Setting Ground Rules 13.00 %
Week 7: Sexual Tolerance 13.00 %
Week 8: Issues of Sex and Gender 13.00 %
Book Title: Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified
Publication Info:
ISBN: N/A

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.