Sexuality and Aging
||Kansas State University
||3 credit hours - $580 per credit
||June 08, 2020 - July 31, 2020
Sexuality is one important component of well-being throughout the life span, and growing older doesn’t eliminate the need for sexual intimacy. This course addresses the infrequently discussed topic of sexuality as it applies to older adulthood. Students learn about the physiological changes that accompany aging and affect sexuality. Student also learn about the psychological and social impact of barriers to sexual expression, including factors such as Alzheimer’s disease, accessibility, and medication. Additional topics of the course are sexual diversity, the role of family, the role of government, and technology.
For course access questions, contact the teaching university’s campus coordinator. For enrollment questions, contact your home university campus coordinator.
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Disability Support Services
To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.
Approximately 3-4 weeks before the first day of class at K-State, the K-State campus coordinator, Rachel Ohmes
, will email an instructional course access packet to students for courses taught by K-State. These instructions are also available on the Visiting Students
webpage at K-State. By following the course access instructions, students create their K-State eID and complete the K-State Course Access Form. Students meeting all deadlines for eID creation and submission will have access to Canvas by the first day of class.
This course does not require an exam proctor.
This course does not include synchronous components.