May 23, 2018  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
    
College Catalog 2018-2019

WGSS 117 - Women, Health, Reproduction

Cross-Listed as BIOL 117  
This course will deal with aspects of human anatomy and physiology of special interest to women and/or those who identify as women, especially relating to sexuality and reproduction. Biological topics covered will include menstruation and menopause, sexuality, conception, contraception, infertility, abortion, pregnancy, cancer, and AIDS. Advances in assisted reproductive technologies, hormone therapies, and genetic engineering technologies will be discussed. This course fulfills 4 credits in the science distribution requirement and counts toward the biology minor, but not toward the major.   Three lecture hours per week. Every semester. (4 Credits)