PSY 225-0101 Week 1 Assignment 1: Becoming Comfortable With Sexual Language



In this
assignment, students will get comfortable using sexual terminology as well as
examine how they discuss sexual issues with the important people in their
lives.

 

Complete
the "Sexual Language Table,” listing parents, children, doctors,
spouse/significant other, same-sex friends, and opposite-sex friends in the
columns. List female genitals, male genitals, and intercourse in the rows.

 

Write a
paper of 1,000-1,250 words regarding the similarities and differences observed
in the terminology used as well as the possible reasons for these
similarities/differences. Use the Week 1 readings as references as well as your
discussion in the Main Forum.

 

Discussions
may include (but are not limited to):

 

  1. Your own attitudes toward
    sexuality.


 

  1. Your parent's attitudes toward
    sexuality.


 

  1. Society's attitudes toward
    sexuality.


 

  1. Your upbringing.


 

  1. Your own comfort level with sexual
    topics.


 

  1. What you already know about
    human sexuality.


 

  1. What you would like to learn in
    this course.


 

Prepare
this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide,
located in the Student Success Center.

 

You are
required to submit the essay portion of this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to
the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be
submitted to Turnitin.

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