This minor is co-directed by The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction and the Interdepartmental Graduate Committee on Human Sexuality at Indiana University. The Human Sexuality Program offers a doctoral minor of 15 credits from related interdisciplinary subject areas. It is intended for students currently enrolled in a doctoral program at Indiana University, such as psychology, sociology, applied health, gender studies, counseling, anthropology, and biology. Students should select an advisor for this minor from affiliated faculty.
One core course is required, with the remaining hours being selected from other courses, upon consent of the student's minor area faculty advisor.
The program provides a basic yet broad overview of human sexuality. The behavioral, biological, cultural, and social components of sexuality are examined, including the study of the role of sexuality in the arts and public policy. The program will be particularly useful for persons entering fields involving the social and behavioral sciences, education, health science and medicine, counseling and therapy, nursing, social work, humanities, and criminal justice and public policy.
All students intending to complete the minor should contact: