Queer Studies Minor
The Queer Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program that draws together courses in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Fine, Performing, and Communication Arts, the College of Education, and the School of Social Work. The minor is designed for students with a wide range of backgrounds who are interested in deepening their knowledge about queer genders and sexualities and the tools and methods used to study them.
The Queer Studies minor is comprised of a minimum of 18 credits. All coursework must be completed in accordance with the regulations of the University and the College governing undergraduate scholarship and degrees.
|Required Foundation Course||3|
|Introduction to Queer Studies|
|Required Upper Level Course 1||3|
|Feminist, Gender, and Queer Theory|
or GSW 5300
|Topics in LGBTQ Studies|
|At least two additional courses in Queer Studies 2||6|
|Topics in Gender and Sexuality Studies|
|Philosophy of Sex and Gender|
|Topics in LGBTQ+ Studies in Education|
|At least 2 elective courses in Gender and Sexuality||6|
|Black Women in America|
|Rhetoric and the Body|
|Gender and Communication|
|Gender and Crime|
|Gender and Politics|
|Psychology of Gender|
|Seminar in the Sociology of Gender|
|Diversity, Oppression and Social Justice|
Students who take one of these upper-level courses to meet the requirement can count the second towards their additional course in queer studies requirement.
After the 6 credit requirement has been met, courses from this category can also be counted toward the elective requirement.