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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 20, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSYC 3420 - Psychology of Women

Hours: 3
An introduction to the scientific study of the psychology of women. Examining the lives of girls and women, including such topics as the development of gender roles, gender comparisons, media portrayals of women and work, motherhood, love relationships, women’s physical and mental health, violence against women, and women in later adulthood. Taking a multicultural perspective and considering the interaction of gender, race, and class. Emphasizing the importance of empirical research to the study of gender issues, and completing an empirical research project. Includes applied service-learning working with local agencies that serve girls and women. Acquiring an understanding of psychological theories and research related to women and what it means to be a contemporary woman in the United States and in other countries.