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Student Club

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Student Clubs Associated with the Philosophy Program: Philosophy Club, The Feminist Club, Queerspace, The Role Playing Game Club.  For more information, visit LBCC Student Club.

LBCC Student Club – Viking Engagement

Note: Philosophy explores and celebrates diversity through identity, in value theory, and in forms of knowledge.  Philosophy of LGBTQIA+ Studies, Phil 1, and Intro to Feminist Philosophy, Phil 10 classes are primarily focused on these topics.



Helpful Links

The American Philosophical Association

The American Philosophical Association LogoThe American Philosophical Association promotes the discipline and profession of philosophy, both within the academy and in the public arena. The APA supports the professional development of philosophers at all levels and works to foster greater understanding and appreciation of the value of philosophical inquiry. The APA is active in the defense of professional rights of philosophers. It advocates for part-time and under-employed philosophers and for philosophers whose professional rights are at risk, and it provides assistance to departments threatened by lack of institutional support. 


The International Association of Women Philosophers

The International Association of Women Philosophers LogoThe International Association of Women Philosophers is a professional association and network that provides a forum for discussion, interaction and cooperation among women engaged in teaching and research in all aspects of philosophy, with a particular emphasis on feminist philosophy. Founded in 1976 in Würzburg (Germany) as “Association of Women Philosophers” (APh), the IAPh has gradually grown into an international organization with members all over the world. Currently the IAPh has more than 380 members from more than 35 different countries.


The National Women’s Studies Association

The National Women's Studies Association LogoEstablished in 1977, the National Women’s Studies Association has as one of its primary objectives promoting and supporting the production and dissemination of knowledge about women and gender through teaching, learning, research and service in academic and other settings. 


California State University, Los Angeles

California State University Los Angeles LogoCal State LA has a philosophy program, which includes diversity options. The Department of Philosophy offers a BA in Philosophy that engages students in thinking about fundamental questions of life. Studies include ethics, political and social thought, logic, theory of knowledge, philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, philosophy of art and film, philosophy of law, philosophy of religions, metaphysics, feminist philosophy, philosophy and race, biomedical ethics, existentialism, postmodern thought, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of mathematics. The MA in Philosophy offers students a broad background in both the history of philosophy and contemporary thought.


The LGBTQ Center Long Beach LGBTQ Center Long Beach advances equity for LGBTQ people through culturally responsive advocacy, education, programs, and services. They envision fully affirming communities where all LGBTQ people live in health, wellness, safety and prosperity. The Center began in 1977 as living room gatherings to discuss issues important to the LGBTQ community. The Center was officially incorporated in 1980 as One in Long Beach, Inc. and has been providing a variety of health, social, advocacy, legal, and service programs to the LGBTQ community in the Greater Long Beach area for three decades.



LBCC Student Learning Resources

  • Multidisciplinary Success Center
    The MDSC Tutoring Center offers tutoring in Philosophy courses. 

  • Supplemental Instruction (SI)
    SI is a student success program that provides regular peer-led group study sessions for students in order to help improve their understanding of course material and increase the effectiveness of their study skills.

  • Library Resources
    Check out LBCC Library Workshops and Library Orientations.

  • Student Technology Help Desk
    The Student Technology Help Desk (STHD) supports all Long Beach City College students in accessing and successfully using Long Beach City College technology. 

  • Degree Completion Initiative
    LBCC is dedicated to supporting you throughout your academic journey. Our goal is to help you complete your education as quickly as possible. You are our #1 priority!

  • LBCC Support Programs
    Need-based support programs to help you succeed in college. 

    • CalWORKS
    • EOPS
    • Foster Youth Support Services
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    • TRIO GO Project
    • Upward Bound
  • Adult Education
    Long Beach City College’s Adult Education program offers short-term personal and professional development courses that are open year-round to members of the community.

    • Workforce Development
      Workforce Economic Development (WED) at Long Beach City College is dedicated to bridging the gap between fulfilling business needs for a qualified workforce and providing education and training, including skill sets relevant to jobs in the 21st century.