About This Program
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies minor allows students to explore sexuality and sexual minorities from a variety of perspectives.
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Admission to a minor is open to students declared in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students declared only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Explore modern and historical constructs of gender and sexuality through cultural, biological, legal and social lenses.
- Demonstrate knowledge of LGBTQ activism across time and place.
- Analyze the political, social, cultural and economic systems of power and privilege that affect LGBTQ people.
- Apply queer theory, transgender theory and intersectional theory to a variety of LGBTQ-related laws, policies, current events and issues.
- Explore the lived experiences of LGBTQ people and the inequalities they face in criminal justice systems, healthcare systems and educational systems.
- Assess various methodologies used in LGBTQ research and apply queer theoretical concepts to humanities-based research.