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2021-2022 Catalog

FYS 190 Biology of Women

A course on the distinct biology of women, the roles of reproductive science in society, and the empowerment of women through knowledge of their own bodies. Topics include: female development and anatomy, endocrine cyclicity, contraception, sexually transmitted infections, infertility, pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding, menopause, and women's diseases and cancers. Although primarily a discussion class, students will collect data on themselves, conduct several laboratory practica, and keep body journals.