Dec 10, 2018  
2010-2011 Graduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies (12)

Certificate of Graduate Study

Coordinators: Francesca Giordano (Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education)

This interdisciplinary certificate fosters research and teaching related to sexual orientation and gender identity. Course work leading to this certificate includes study of sexuality and gender identity and their significance, through a systematic engagement with theories and methods in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender studies and their application in a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary contexts. The certificate is recommended for all students interested in examining issues of gender and sexual orientation in order to incorporate such concerns into their scholarly work as well as to function as informed citizens and successful professionals in the 21st century. The certificate is particularly appropriate for students preparing for or currently working in a variety of disciplines or careers in business, communications, the arts, education, health, social sciences, humanities, and human services.

This certificate of graduate study is available to any graduate-level student in good standing. Students must consult with the coordinator of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender studies for approval of the course of study.

One of the following (3)

Two of the following (6)

Any graduate-level special topics course or independent or directed study course focused on sexual orientation and/or gender identity may be counted toward the certificate with the approval of the coordinator of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender studies.