Gay Lesbian Studies Major

Description: A program that focuses on homosexuality in history, society, politics, and cultural life; usually with an emphasis on the modern emergence of gays and lesbians as a sociocultural minority movement, the identification of social, literary, and artistic themes and the definition of, and public policy and legal issues surrounding, the gay and lesbian community. Is Gay Lesbian Studies the right major for you?
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Gay Lesbian Studies Major

What Courses Do Gay Lesbian Studies Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Gay Lesbian Studies majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • History
  • Human Sexuality
  • LGBT Studies
  • Literature
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

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