BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Psychology of Gender



$ 579.00

Instructor: Jenith Anne Larsen PhD
Credits: 3.00

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PSYCH 307 (Writing within Psychology) & PSYCH 309 (Psychological Testing) & PSYCH 310 (Psychological Research Design and Analysis); or instructor's consent.


Biological and social contributions to sex role development, sexual self-concept, and complementarity of sex roles.

Course Content:

Lesson 1: The Study of Communication, Gender, and Culture
Lesson 2: Theoretical Approaches to Gender Development
Lesson 3: The Rhetorical Shaping of Gender: Women's Movements in the United States
Lesson 4: The Rhetorical Shaping of Gender: Men's Movements in the United States
Lesson 5: Gendered Verbal Communication
Lesson 6: Gendered Nonverbal Communication
Lesson 7: Becoming Gendered: The Early Years
Lesson 8: Gendered Education: Communication in Schools
Lesson 9: Gendered Close Relationships
Lesson 10: Gendered Organizational Communication
Lesson 11: Gendered Media
Lesson 12: Gendered Power and Violence

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.

   No Materials required for this course!