Love, Sex and Relationships

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Love, Sex and Relationships

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Behavioral Science, Family Studies, Gender Studies, Sociology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduction
    This subject explores human love and relationships from a scientific perspective. The subject examines biological and behavioural aspects of sexuality, including sexual anatomy, gender, sexual orientation, erotica and pleasure. Students learn how to build and maintain healthy relationships, improve relationship communication and unlock the mysteries of love and attraction.
     
    Learning Objectives
    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in love, sex and relationships research.
    2. Respect and use critical and creative thinking, sceptical inquiry and the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavioural and mental processes.
    3. Demonstrate effective oral communication skills.
    4. Understand and apply psychological principles to personal issues.