LGBTQ Studies Courses
LGBT 1 - INTRODUCTION TO LGBTQ STUDIES - 3.00 units
A broad exploration of queer theory and its relationship to gay and lesbian studies, feminist theory, and intersectionality. Emphasis on theoretical and philosophical underpinnings of queer theory, social construction and essentialism, postmodernist theory, politics, LGBT studies, and queer culture. Examines LGBTQ issues from psychological, bio-medical, sociological, political, racial, and sexual perspectives.
- AA/AS GE: IV. Transfer: CSU, UC; C-ID# SJS 130.
LGBT 2 - LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, AND QUEER PSYCHOLOGY - 3.00 units
Exploration of research concerning the psychology of people that are part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities. The course will examine psychological theories, empirical research, and phenomenological perspectives. Topics will include sexual and gender identities in racial and ethnic minorities, identity development, coming out, prejudice, discrimination, violence, relationships, parenting, aging, physical health, and mental health.
- AA/AS GE: IV. Transfer: CSU, UC.
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