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Western Kentucky University

Minor in Sexuality Studies for Undergraduate Students

Sexuality Studies Minor

The minor in Sexuality Studies is a cross-disciplinary exploration of human sexuality. Students who complete the minor gain a better understanding of human sexuality and acquire valuable background knowledge applicable to a wide variety of humanities and social science fields, and to careers in education, counseling, social work, service agencies, and public health.

Required (9 hours)

PSY 345 Psychology of Sexuality (currently offered as PSYS 482)

PH 365 Human Sexuality

SOCL 359 Sexuality and Society

Elective (9 hours)**

ANTH 343 Anthropology of Gender

BIOL 302 Human Biology

FACS 311 Family Relations*

FACS 495 Interpersonal Relationship Violence

ENG 360 Gay and Lesbian Literature

HIST 420 History of Sexuality

PHIL 201 Love and Friendship

PH 464 Women's Health

PH 468 Sexuality Education

SOCL 220 Marriage and the Family*

SOCL 335 Sociology of Gender

SOCL 466 Gender, Families, and Society

*Available by correspondence. Contact: WKU office of Independent Learning, Garrett Conference Center Room 101 270.745.4158
**Students may not apply more than 9 credit hours from one discipline toward the minor.


Contact :
Dr. Jae Kim                                                                                                                    Dr. Matt Pruitt
Public Health                                                                                                                 Sociology
408E Science & Technology Hall--WKU                                                                       127 Grise Hall—WKU
Bowling Green, KY 42101                                                                                             Bowling Green, KY 42101
270.745.5862                                                                                                                270.745.2376                                                                                               






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 Last Modified 10/15/14