LGBTQIA courses at SCC

LGBT-Themed or Classes at Sacramento City College:

  • Psych of Sexual Orientation, PSYC 364:

In this course, students will examine topics and research related to lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) individuals. Topics will include causes of sexual orientation, LGB identity development, coming out, prejudice and discrimination against LGB individuals, sexual orientation across the lifespan, LGB relationships, sexuality, religion and spirituality, and physical and mental health issues. In this course, students will also learn about transgendered identities and the intersection of gender identity and sexual orientation. This course will draw from a variety of political, cultural, sociological, philosophical, and psychological perspectives in order to fully understand the influence of sexual orientation on our lives.

  • LGBT Literature, ENGLT 365:

This class will survey representative literature concerning gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender themes and issues as written by or about LGBT people from ancient times to the present day. The comprehensive literacy study includes analysis of significant historical and cultural influences.

  • Human Sexuality, PSYC 356:

This course provides an overview of human sexuality from birth to adulthood. The subject will be examined from a cultural, physiological, sociological, and psychological perspective in order to provide students with a solid base of information about sex and their own sexuality enabling them to make healthy and responsible choices and decisions throughout their lives.