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The Institute offers two academic degrees for sexological professionals who choose teaching or research as their main focus. 


Only persons who have completed one of the Institute’s professional degrees or completed three professional certificates will be advanced into the academic degree candidacy.


Doctor of Education

The Doctor of Education offers a broad background in the field of human sexuality for those who wish to become educators and/or generalists in the field. The Ed.D. has particular relevance for those who may teach courses, design educational training programs for special populations, or utilize writing, filmmaking or other communication media as their form of service in human sexuality. It is a degree requiring both academic and professional skills.

 

The requirements are:


1 . Completion of a Bachelors Degree or the equivalent from an accredited or approved college or university.


2.     Acceptance by the Admissions Committee after evidence is shown that the student is capable of mature scholarship and creativity.


3.     Completion of nine trimesters of acceptable graduate study including one trimester for the preparation of a doctoral project (120 Units Total, 106 Required Courses and 14 Courses Elective). A maximum of one trimester credit may be given for previous graduate work.


4.     Completion of a Basic Research Project.


5.     Admission into degree candidacy after passing the written and oral ComprehensiveExamination.


Five Basic Lecture Series_______ 2 Units Each

Five Book Report Credits________________________4 Units Each

(Book reports and annotated bibliographies must be in before 25 units of credit is given) Required book reviews, five of the following:

      The Sex Researchers

        Sexual Behavior in the Human Male

        Sexual Behavior in the Human Female

        What Wild Ecstas : The Rise and Fall of the Sexual Revolution

        Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction

  36 annotated bibliographies or lectures (4/1)


Practica Courses (Credit is not given until reports are turned in)   

                    = required x = optional

101 Orientation to Sexology........................................... 2 Units

201 Advanced Human Sexuality..................................... 3 Units

31 1 Sexual Attitude Restructuring..................................4 Units

350 STDs: A Sexual Health Perspective.......................... 3 Units

561 Practical Skills Workshop ....................... 2 Units

571 Personal Sexual Enrichment Education..................... 2 Units

Basic Research Project ................................................. 20 Units

Certificates

Associate in Sex Education ............................................ 8 Units

Clinical Sexology Certificate............................................ 8 Units

Erotology Certificate ..................................................... 12 Units

 

 

 


Doctor of Philosophy

The degree follows the tradition of stressing new knowledge and scientific inquiry.


The requirements are:


1.  Completion of a Bachelors Degree or the equivalent from an accredited or approved college or university.


2. Acceptance by the Admissions Committee after evidence is shown that the student is capable of mature scholarship and creativity.


3. Completion of nine trimesters of acceptable graduate study including one trimester for the preparation of a doctoral project (120 Units Total, 106 Required Courses and 14 Courses Elective). A maximum of one trimester credit may be given for previous graduate work.


4. Completion of a Basic Research Project.

 


5. Admission into degree candidacy after passing the written and oral Comprehensive Examination.


6. Presentation of a dissertation demonstrating analytical treatment, original and independent investigation of a subject in the field of sexology.


Five Basic Lecture Series_________ 2 Units Each


Five Book Report Credits

4 Units Each (Book reports and annotated bibliographies must be in before 25 units of credit is given) 

Required book reviews, five of the following:   

      The Sex Researchers     

        Sexual Behavior in the Human Male   

        Sexual Behavior in the Human Female   

        What Wild Ecstasy: The Rise and Fall of the Sexual Revolution   

        Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction   

  36 annotated bibliographies or lectures (4/1)


Practica Courses (Credit is not given until reports are turned in)

101 Orientation to Sexology......................................................... 2 Units

201 Advanced Human Sexuality................................................... 3 Units

311 Sexual Attitude Restructuring................................................ 4 Units

350 STDs: A Sexual Health Perspective........................................ 3 Units

561 Practical Skills Workshop ..................................................... 2 Units

571 Personal Sexual Enrichment Education ................................. 2 Units


Basic Research Project..................................... 20 Units


Certificates


Associate in Sex Education ........................................................ 8 Units 

Clinical Sexology Certificate ....................................................... 8 Units

Erotology Certificate  ............................................................... 12 Units


Comprehensive Examination

a.  20% of Examination Grade: Every student in the program must submit 30 questions to faculty that they believe cover the field of Human Sexuality. Of those 30 questions, faculty will select 10 questions and distribute them to the students.

b.    80% of Examination Grade: Successfully answering the 10 questions

 

 

 

Doctor of Philosophy in Human Sexuality Dissertation-                          12 Units