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PSY 2180 Psychology of Gender

An introduction to the basic theories and principles of the psychology of gender in a multicultural context with emphasis on application of social psychology principles to professional and personal awareness. Gender perspectives are considered in a multicultural context. Topics include gender stereotypes and social constructions, theories of gender development, biological and cognitive differences, and implications of gender for work, family, and mental and physical health.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Psychology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: PSY 1100 


  • Detect myths and misconceptions regarding gender stereotyping and gender roles.
  • Describe psychological theories, principles, and concepts relevant to psychology of gender.
  • Apply principles of the psychology of gender to professional and personal relationships in everyday life.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3