Department of Counselling and Psychology Course Outline
Course Title Human Sexuality
Course Code PSY308
Number of Credits 3
Duration of Weeks 15
Contact Hours Per Week 3 hours
Pre-requisite Course(s) N/A
Course Aims
Sexuality is an essential part of human behaviour that affects the global functioning of a person including the person’s gender role and identity, self-concept, social relationships, and satisfaction of life. Human sexuality is an introductory course covering a wide range of social scientific perspectives on sexuality and critically examining some of the controversial issues through the study of the most up-to-date research. It also helps counselling and psychology students to discuss the matter in a perspective, comfortable and confident way when they journey into the suffering of their clients.
Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOS)

After completing the course, students should be able to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of sexuality from psychological, physiological and social perspectives;

2. Organize such knowledge in a social scientific fashion; and display recognition of some of the scientific research evidence that is available concerning the matter being studied;

3. Initiate critical examination of the various attempts made by theorists and researchers to understand sexuality and its relation to human development;

4. Discuss critically the complexity of sexuality, and the interactions of biological, psychological and sociocultural factors with regard to the topics discuss in class;

5. Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and awareness of the matter being studied and generalize such knowledge to the understanding of their own personal development;

6. Integrate such knowledge into the clinical repertoire and apply these skills effectively in their counselling and psychotherapy training. 
Assessment Tasks
Mini Project 
Group Presentation
Term paper
Individual presentation
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