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College Catalog 2011-2012 
College Catalog 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WGSS 117 - Women, Health, Reproduction

This course will deal with those aspects of human anatomy and physiology which are of special interest to women, especially those relating to sexuality and reproduction. Biological topics covered will include menstruation and menopause, female sexuality, conception, contraception, infertility, abortion, pregnancy, cancer, and AIDS. Advances in assisted reproductive technologies, hormone therapies, and genetic engineering technologies will be discussed. Not open to biology majors. 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)