PSY 202: Psychology of Women


PSY 202: Psychology of Gender (3 credits)

Course Description

Survey of topics in psychology relevant to gender and its impact on the lives of women and men: socialization of gender, mental health, racial identity, majority-minority status, sexual orientation, life-span issues, and violence.(Cross-listed as WS 202) (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in WS 151 or PSY 100, or consent of instructor.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the central concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods used in the psychology of gender.
  • Use theoretical perspectives to explain gender behavior.
  • Describe the biological influences on sex.
  • Describe the cultural influences on gender.

Degrees and Certificates

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    Classes Offered

    • Fall 2006 - MWF, 11:30am to 12:20pm, Hale Pālanakila 102, Margaret Coberly - CRN: 63266
    • Fall 2004 - MWF, 12:30pm to 1:20pm, Hale Pālanakila 227, Margaret Coberly - CRN: 61209
    • Spring 2003 - MWF, 11:30am to 12:20pm, Hale Mana‘opono 101, Margaret Coberly - CRN: 35330