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Psychology of Gender Differences

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
301
Course Credits: 
3

This course will provide an introduction to the study of the psychological differences and similarities between women and men. Students will examine gender-related beliefs, stereotypes and behavior. In addition, they will study the evidence for male-female similarities and differences and understand the mutual links between gender roles and the structure of relationships. Students will demonstrate skills through personal reflection and critical writing and reading. Prerequisites: PY 201 and sophomore standing or departmental permission. (Program goals 3, 4, 7, 8)