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Human Development and Family Studies
Both sexually transmitted diseases and unplanned/unwanted pregnancy are very serious problems faced by our society today. The United States ranks highest in teen pregnancy over other developed country. In order to combat these very serious societal problems it is important to educate our adolescents. Information concerning safer sexual practices and how/where to get protection and contraception are both important. This thesis is a rational for developmentally appropriate content inclusion and a description of curriculum implementation for adolescents in the United States.
Davis, Elizabeth Marie, "Why Sex Education" (2007). Undergraduate Honors Capstone Projects. 674.
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Troy E. Beckert
Departmental Honors Advisor