Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality (Major and Minor)


Why choose Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality?

Sexuality plays a large role in the way society organizes itself, shaping how we develop a sense of self and build relationships. In a world where our ideas about sexuality are being contested and transformed, an interdisciplinary academic approach anchors knowledge as you develop insight into the complex and sometimes contradictory understandings of sexuality across history and in diverse contexts today.

Areas of focus include the study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, intersex, queer, asexual, heterosexual, pansexual, monogamous, non-monogamous, and polyamourous lives, at the intersections of feminism, gender, race, class, politics, culture and more. Courses highlight Indigenous, Black, migrant, diasporic, transnational, decolonizing, postcolonial, disability, and other critical frameworks, and you’ll cross traditional disciplinary boundaries by engaging with sexuality in areas like art history, film, biology, religion, and sociology, to name just a few.

Montreal is a diverse city and through internships (available to students in the major program), you'll have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience with many different communities that shape the arts, public health, advocacy, and activism.

A Bachelor of Arts degree takes a minimum of three or four years (90 – 120 credits) of full-time study, depending on your academic background.

  • Major in Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality (42 credits)
  • Minor in Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality (27 credits)

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