Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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IGS720 Psychology of Gender

[3–0, 3 cr.]

The course is a survey of the roots and implications of gender differences and similarities and the role that gender plays in understanding human behavior. It examines gender and sexuality from a variety of theoretical perspectives in Psychology. It looks into how socialization, stereotypes, body, lifespan development, personally attributes, cognitive development, mental health are associated with Gender. This course also covers the epistemological foundations of psychological research on gender.