LGBTQ

LGBTQ Studies Minor

The minor in LGBTQ Studies will critically examine the relationship between queer sexual and gender identities, experiences, cultures, and communities in a wide range of historical and political contexts, and investigate the intersections with other social categories, such as race, ethnicity, gender, class, and nationality.

12 of the 15 credits must be unique to the minor

REQUIRED COURSES

  • WGST 170: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies (3 hr.)
  • WGST 260: Perspectives on LGBTQ Studies
  • WGST 360: Queer Theories
  • WGST 460: Men and Masculinities or WGST 484: Seminar: Capstone

ELECTIVES

  • ENGL 388: Topics in Gay/Lesbian Studies
  • FCLT 460: Sexuality and Gender in Hispanic Cinema
  • GEOG 412: Geography of Gender
  • POLS 324: Sexuality, Law, and Politics
  • SOWK 401: Social Work Practice & Human Sexuality
  • WGST 340: Gender and Violence
  • WGST 448: Sexuality in American Culture
  • Upper-division hours may include no more than six hours from the same department (WGST courses excepted)