LGBTQIA+ Studies

Gender Studies

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) 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 LGBTQIA+ 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 LGBTQIA+ Studies requires two of the following courses:

  • COM 331 Language, Identity and the Rainbow
  • ENG 350 Special Topics: LGBTQIA+ Rhetoric
  • GEO 350 Geography of Sexuality and Gender
  • KIN 346 Human Sexuality
  • ICS 492 Independent Study (queer theory, LGBTQIA+ histories, etc.)
  • 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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