LGBT Education: AS Degree
This degree program provides students with comprehensive study in the area of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community issues related to the community, family and education. The degree supports students pursuing careers in health occupations, criminal justice, education, child development, human services, and hospitality. It provides a foundation for transfer to institutions offering a 4-year degree in LGBT studies.
Organizations, such as the Napa LGBTQ Connection, are creating jobs with degree requirements. They need people who have specialized training and knowledge related to sexual orientation and gender non-conforming minorities. This degree will provide will support students seeking a career in social services, non-profit organizations as well as traditional careers in health occupations, criminal justice, human services, child development, education, and hospitality.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Explain the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity and define the terms people use to identify their sexual orientation and gender identity.
- Identify the people and events that have influenced LGBT history and explain how they shaped the views of LGBT people in the family, education, and community.
- Explain how racial, cultural, and religious identities intersect with sexual orientation and gender identity within families, education, and the community.
- Discuss current issues faced by sexual orientation and gender non-conforming minorities in the family, education and community.
|Required Core Courses (18 units)|
|LGBT-120||Introduction to Lgbt Studies in the Family, Education and Community||3|
|LGBT-121||LGBT Communities, Family & Education in the 21st Century||3|
|LGBT-122||Transgender Identities and Issues||3|
|LGBT-123||AIDS in the LGBT Community and Beyond||3|
|SOCI-130||Introduction to Queer Studies||3|
|Required Electives (6 units)|
|Complete 2 courses from the following:||6|
|The Child, Family and Community|
|Working With Diverse Populations|
|Culture and Gender in Films|