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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Studies

Gender Studies

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Studies engages students in critical analysis of contemporary issues within the intersections of gender and sexuality.

For the major in intercultural studies with a focus in LGBTQ studies, choose three of the following in addition to the rest of the major requirements. As part of the requirements for a minor in intercultural studies, the area of LGBTQ Studies requires one or two of the following courses:

ICS 280/380 Intercultural Experiential
ICS 385 LGBTQ Identity: Individual and Communal Journeys
ICS 390 Special Topics: LGBTQ Studies (as arranged)
ICS 492 Independent Study (queer theory, LGBTQ histories, etc.)


One of the following courses, adapted as an LGBTQ area with cooperation of the course instructor and the department chair:

PSY 228 Psychology of Women (alternate January Term only)
SOC 305 Sex and Gender in Society
REL 331 Christian Ethics and Human Sexuality
REL 363 Gender, Sexuality and Religion (as arranged)

An internship, field experience or international study may also be developed to fit individual needs.

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