Minor in Queer Ethnic Studies

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the histories and identities of LGBTQ, Two-Spirit, and Gender Non-Conforming (GNC) people of color and indigenous people.
  2. Apply the concept of intersectionality to the analysis of gender-oppressed people of color and indigenous people, such as women of color, queers of color, Two-Spirit peoples, and transgender people of color.
  3. Interpret cultural production by and about QoC, and the ways it expresses agency of oppressed peoples and/or challenges social inequalities.
  4. Analyze social movements in the contestation of social hierarchies based on race, gender, sexuality.
  5. Analyze race, gender, and sexuality as co-constitutive identities and recognize both marked and unmarked categories of identity.

Minor in Queer Ethnic Studies – 12 units

Core Requirements – 6 units

ETHS/RRS 100Introduction to Ethnic Studies3
or ETHS/RRS 110 Critical Thinking and the Ethnic Studies Experience
RRS 380Coloring Queer: Imagining Communities3

Note: A minimum of 6 upper-division units are required to complete the minor.

Foundational Gender and Sexuality Studies – 3 units

Select one:

WGS 200Introduction to Women and Gender Studies3
SXS 110Sexuality in Society3
SXS 300Introduction to Human Sexuality3
SXS 301Perspectives in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies3

Gender and Sexuality in Communities of Color – 3 units

AA S 584Asian American Sexualities3
AIS/WGS 420Native Genders and Feminism3
AIS/SXS/WGS 440Native Sexualities and Queer Discourse3
LTNS 410Seminar on Gender and Latinas/os3
LTNS/WGS 445Gendered Borders: Latinas and Globalization3
LTNS/WGS 505Gender, Sexuality, and Latino Communities3
RRS 280Race, Gender, and Science Fiction3
RRS 304Decolonize Your Diet: Food Justice and Gendered Labor in Communities of Color3
RRS 3753
RRS/SXS 460/COUN 450AIDS and People of Color in the U.S.3
RRS 571Women, Class, and Race3