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Harvey Milk
Audre Lorde
Michael Foucalt
Leslie Feinberg
Judith Butler

Queer Studies Minor

American Cultural Studies Program

Minor Requirements

The Queer Studies Minor is 26 credits including a series of required core courses and nine credits of electives.

Core Courses: 17 credits

AMST 242The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Experience
ENG 227Introduction to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Literature
HIST 265 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Experiences in U.S. History

And one course from:

AMST 301Comparative Cultural Studies
FAIR 366EComparative Cultural Studies

9 credits of electives

You can choose from a list of approved courses, substitute other relevant courses, or create your own independent study courses or internships. Independent study courses are designed by you in conjunction with an individual instructor and include a series of readings, activities, papers, and/or projects. Students share information about upcoming relevant courses through the Queer Studies Minor Blackboard site.

Approved courses include:

ANTH 353Sex and Gender in Culture
FAIR 313E Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Education
PLSC 421 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered Politics
THTR 428 Major Dramatists:LGBTQ

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