Federal CIP Code Definitions

AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES.

05.0208
Gay/Lesbian Studies.

A program that focuses on homosexuality in history, society, politics, and cultural life; usually with an emphasis on the modern emergence of gays and lesbians as a sociocultural minority movement, the identification of social, literary, and artistic themes and the definition of, and public policy and legal issues surrounding, the gay and lesbian community.