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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:

CourseTitleHours
GSWS 205Introduction to LGBT+ and Queer Studies3
Select one course on race and/or ethnicity as they relate to LGBT+ and queer studies 13
Select one course that focuses on LGBT+ and queer studies outside the United States 13
Select three courses in LGBT+ and queer studies electives 19
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 A list of recommended courses to fulfill distribution areas is available from the adviser for the minor.