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GSWS 205. Introduction to LGBT+ and Queer Studies. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Stresses intersectional approaches to LGBT+ and queer studies. Introduces students to a broad field of study across disciplines, cultures and historical periods.

LGBT+ and queer studies, minor in

The minor in LGBT+ and queer studies requires 18 credits, at least nine of which must be upper level. Students must complete GSWS 205  and choose an additional five courses in the area of LGBT+ and queer studies. Note that these electives cannot all come from the same discipline, but students may select relevant topics courses in consultation with an adviser for this minor. At least one of the electives must focus on  race and/or ethnicity as they relate to LGBT+ and queer studies and one of the electives must focus  outside the United States. Course requirements are distributed as follows: