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SELECTED TOPICS: LGBT ISSUES IN THE WORKPLACE (BME-213712)

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Course Description:


This course is the first seminar in a series of selected topics dealing with current and emerging issues in the workplace. Estimates vary, but the percentage of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered (LGBT) employees comprise between three and twelve percent of the workforce in America today. LGBT issues, however, are rarely addressed in current management courses. This course will provide a framework for understanding issues of organizational heterosexism, homophobia and heterosexist privilege. Students will learn a broader framework within which to manage and lead in today's diverse workplace. Students will also learn how to recognize inequities that may go unnoticed in the short run, but impact individual and organizational effectiveness and productivity over time.

Prerequisites: Foundation knowledge in human resources management and/or organizational behavior through courses/studies or experience.


This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Upper Level
Credits: 2
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1.

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