Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Studies Minor

Examine diversity from a number of different perspectives, including the differences and common elements of various sexual identities.

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Towson University was the first university in Maryland to recognize LGBTQ Studies as a legitimate academic field. Pursue this interdisciplinary minor in LGBTQ Studies to learn more about the history, politics, psychology and culture of the LGBTQ community and its development. The minor in LGBTQ Studies provides a collaborative academic approach to understanding issues related to LGBTQ individuals and communities.

This interdisciplinary program complements majors in the health professions, liberal arts, and education. In addition, the LGBTQ program responds to the political and economic demand in the workforce for diversity training. Many employers value employees with expertise in diversity issues related to LGBTQ populations. View degree requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Internship Opportunities

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Studies program now offers a number of internships developed in partnership with the LGBT Student Development program in the Center for Student Diversity at Towson University. Learn more.

Not sure which program is right for you? The department offers an advising program that can help you reach your academic goals.

Academic Advising