Minor in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies

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The Minor in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies consists of a minimum of 18 units of undergraduate study. It is possible to use these courses to meet requirements in some undergraduate majors, in other minors, and in the General Education program.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies, Minor — 18 - 19 units

Introductory Courses (3 units)

Select one of the following:
SXS/SOC 110Sexuality in Society3
SXS 301Perspectives in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies3
SXS 667/SOC 467Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Cultures and Society4

Core Area Elective Courses (12 units)

Biological and Health Aspects of LGBT Experience

Select one of the following:
BIOL 322Human Sexuality: Integrative Science3
BIOL 327AIDS: Biology of the Modern Epidemic3
BIOL 330Human Sexuality3
H ED 303Health Disparities and Sexual and Gender Minority Communities: LGBTQI Health3
SXS 601Sexuality, Ethnicity, and Health3

Social Scientific Aspect of LGBT Experience

Select one of the following:
SXS 314Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual History3
SXS 400/PSY 450Variations in Human Sexuality3
SOC 400Variations in Human Sexuality3
SXS 421Homophobia and Coming Out3

Cultural, Ethnic, Racial and Sexual Diversity and LGBT Experience

Select one of the following:
AIS/SXS/WGS 440Native Sexualities and Queer Discourse3
ANTH 569/SXS 567Cross-Cultural Aspects of Sex and Gender3
LTNS/WGS 505Gender, Sexuality, and Latino Communities3
RRS 375Queer Arabs in the U.S.3
RRS/SXS 380Coloring Queer: Imagining Communities3
RRS 460AIDS and People of Color in the U.S.3
SXS 458Introduction to Transgender Studies3
WGS 552Transgender Identities and Communities3

Arts & Humanistic Aspects of LGBT Experience

Select one of the following:
ART 403/SXS 405Queer Art History3
CLAS/SXS 530Gender and Sexuality in Ancient Greece and Rome3
ENG 633Gay Love in Literature3
PHIL 445/SXS 469Sex and Morality3
SXS 314Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual History3
SXS 635Queer Masterpieces3
WGS/SXS 551Queer Literatures and Media3
WGS 612Queer Theory3

Colloquium (3 units)

Students cannot enroll in the colloquium course until completing all other minor requirements

SXS 680Colloquium in Human Sexuality3