Fall 2023  |  PUBH 6081 Section 001: Sex, Sexuality, and Sexual Health (28949)

Class Component:
2 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person
Enrollment Requirements:
Graduate Student
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
09/05/2023 - 12/13/2023
Mon 09:05AM - 11:00AM
UMTC, East Bank
Phillips-Wangensteen Building 3-154/156
Enrollment Status:
Open (26 of 40 seats filled)
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Course Catalog Description:
This course is a graduate-level class for students preparing for careers in public health research and practice where sex, sexuality, and sexual health are key components. It is a highly applied, highly interactive course focused on developing skills needed in sex research and sexual health practice. The teaching pedagogical approach is a "flipped classroom" where students are expected to learn the content from the assigned audiotaped lectures, movies and readings, and to come to class ready to participate in exercises, discuss case studies, complete assignments and immerse themselves in public health practice and research focused on sex, sexuality, and sexual health. The purpose of this graduate level course is to prepare health professionals for a professional career addressing community and population sexual health concerns by deepening their knowledge of and exposure to research practice in the field, increasing comfort familiarity and ability to speak on sexual health topics, and by practicing their skills. The assignments focus on hot topics in sex and sexual health, and are designed to increase knowledge of the field of sexual health, while developing skills in conceptualization, measurement, intervention design, and evaluation. Please note this course addresses the greatest challenges in sexual health facing our world, including such hot topics as the zika virus and HIV prevention, clergy sexual abuse, campus sexual climate, sexual harassment, LGBT health disparities, contraception, abortion, women's rights, teen sex, and unplanned pregnancy.
Class Notes:
Students can expect a combination on delivery methods: in person, online, or remote. This course is a hyflex course meaning students can attend in person or online synchronously on Mondays from 9:05 - 11:00
Class Description:
Student may contact the instructor or department for information.

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