Psychology of Sexual Orientation   [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
2009-2010 College Catalog

WMS 3070 - Psychology of Sexual Orientation

3(3 + 0)

Prerequisite: PSY 1001; 6 additional hours of psychology or Permission of instructor

This course explores psychological theory and research dealing with sexual orientation, with an emphasis on lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) identity. Topics include historical and theoretical frameworks, homophobia and heterosexism, origins of sexual orientation, LGB identity development and coming out, diversity, relationships and parenting, the role of community, and others.Credit will be granted for only one prefix: WMS or PSY.(PSY 3070)

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