MFT 86507 - Human Sexuality
This course introduces the fundamentals of sexuality and sex therapy needed for working as a marriage or relationship therapist. The focus of study includes a survey of the ethical and professional issues in the assessment and treatment of sexual disorders. Learners are also taught to explore the physiological-psychological and social-cultural variables associated with sexual identity, sexual behavior and sexual disorders.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology.
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
  • Understand human sexual anatomy and physiology, the sexual life cycle throughout the life span, reproduction, and sexual health.
  • Analyze differences in sexuality, sexual orientation, and gender roles.
  • Examine and analyze how cultural, religious, and political views influence sexuality
  • Apply characteristics of normal sexual behavior to identify atypical sexual behavior, common characteristics of those exhibiting it, and understand the etiology
  • Analyze components to a healthy and unhealthy relationship including coercion and sexual victimization and the effectiveness of sex therapy techniques for sexual issues.