The University of St. Thomas

Psychology of Women
Title:Psychology of Women
Course Number:205
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:Scott, Britain A
Time:1525 - 1700
Location:John Roach Center St Paul
Room:JRC LL01
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
4 02/03 05/23 M  -  W   -  - 10 15 25
Course Description:
An examination of physiological, experiential, and social factors affecting the psychological development of women and their status as adults. Addresses diversity among women and how factors such as class and race intersect with historical and contemporary gender inequalities in women's lives. Topics include: biological and social influences on the development of gender, research on sex-related differences in psychological traits and cognitive abilities, media image and stereotypes of women, close relationships and sexuality, mothering, employment, aging, violence against women, and psychological health. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: PSYC 111