Master of Arts Curriculum

Core Requirements

Course Number Course Description Units
SXS 701 OR SXS 702 Sexual Identities, Sexual Cultures OR Sexuality in Historical Perspectives 3
SXS 800 Sociocultural Foundations of Human Sexuality 3
SXS 801 Biological and Psychological Foundations of Human Sexuality 3
SXS 890 Professional Development 3

Total number of units for core requirements: 12

Research Methodology

Two advanced courses in research methodology are required to meet this requirement.

Course Number Course Description Units
SXS 881 Research Methods in Human Sexuality Studies 3
SXS 882 Research Design in Human Sexuality Studies 3

Upon Advisement

One of the following may be selected to meet this requirement.

Course Number Course Description Units
ANTH 710 Proseminar in Anthropological Theory and Method 3
GRN 760 Gerentology Research 3
HIST 700 History as a Field of Knowledge 3
ISED 797  Seminar in Educational Research 3
PSY 742 Seminar in Survey Research 3
PSY 770 Research Methods and Techniques 3
PSY 837 Research Methods in Developmental Psychology 3
SPCH 772 Field Research Strategies 3
SW 810 Research Methods in Social Work 3

Total number of units for research methodology: 6

Culminating Experience

One section fo culminating experience must be selected from the following.

Course Number Course Description Units
SXS 894 Creative Work Project (Not Available at this time) 3
SXS 895 Research Project in Human Sexuality Studies 3
SXS 898 Master's Thesis and Oral Defense 3

Total number of units for culminating experience: 3

Electives

Additional upper division or graduate level courses relevant to the focus of student's program, selected in consultation with an advisor.

Total number of units for electives: 9

 

Minimum total number of units for Master of Arts: 30