Same-Sex Desire: From God to Genes
University of Melbourne
Area of Study
Gender Studies, Sociology
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
Overview?From God to Genes? examines same-sex desire and same-sex behaviours as understood by a variety of disciplines, including genetics, theology, history, law and medicine. Through interdisciplinary team teaching, and a range of learning and assessment activities, students will be introduced to the ways in which contemporary debates around ?homosexuality? are the product of diverse understandings and disciplinary approaches. The subject will investigate the relationship between academic disciplines, as well as between academic debates and the broader community.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.