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College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Health Sciences

100 Nixson Hall
Tel: 330-672-2197

The Human Sexuality minor gives students an opportunity to study a range of issues—basic, in-depth and controversial—including women’s health, HIV/AIDS and the teaching of sexuality in age- in developmentally appropriate ways. The flexible nature of the minor allows students to design their program to align with their interests and primary study.

Graduation Requirements: minimum 2.500 GPA in the minor required for graduation.

Attribute Legend: DD Diversity-Domestic; DG Diversity-Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Attribute Course Title Credits
  HED 32544 Human Sexuality 3
  HED 44025 Women's Health Issues 3
  HED 46057 Advanced Human Sexuality 3
  HED 47070 AIDS: Issues, Education, Prevention 3
  Sexuality electives, choose from the following: 6
  COMM 35912 Gender and Communication (3)  
  HDFS 24011 Interpersonal Relationships and Families (3)  
  HDFS 44022 Changing Roles of Men and Women (3)  
  HDFS 44030 Family Life Education Methodology (3)  
DD PSYC 40625 Development of Gender Role and Identity (3)  
  SOC 24011 Interpersonal Relationships and Families (3)  
  SOC 32560 Sociology of Families (3)  
DD WMST 20095 Special Topics in Women's Studies (1-5)  
DD WMST 30000 Colloquium in Women's Studies (3)  
  Other electives require faculty approval (3)  
  Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Studies elective, choose from the following: 3
DD ENG 21003 Introduction to LGBT Literature (3)  
DD ENG 35301 LGBT: Critical Perspectives (3)  
  LGBT 20020 Introduction to LGBT Studies (3)  
  POL 40620 Politics of Social Movements (3)  
DD PSYC 40625 Development of Gender Role and Identity (3)  
DD SOC 32560 Sociology of Families (3)  
DD SOC 32565 Sociology of Gays and Lesbians (3)  
DD SOC 32570 Inequality in Societies (3)  
DD SOC 42315 Sociology of Changing Gender Roles (3)  
  SOC 42359 Social Movements (3)  
  SOC 42400 Self and Identity (3)  
  THEA 41115 LGBTQ Theatre (3)  
DD WMST 30000 Colloquium in Women's Studies (3)  

Program Notes:

  • The human sexuality minor may not be chosen by students majoring in school health education or in community health education.