Minor in Queer and Trans 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 and Trans Ethnic Studies – 12 units

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

All coursework used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

Core Requirements – 6 units

Select One:3
Introduction to Ethnic Studies
Critical Thinking and the Ethnic Studies Experience
RRS/SXS 380Queer and Trans Ethnic Studies3

Foundational Gender and Sexuality Studies – 3 units

Select One:

SXS/SOC 110Sexuality in Society3
SXS 300Introduction to Human Sexuality3
WGS 200Introduction to Women and Gender Studies3

Gender and Sexuality in Communities of Color – 3 units

Select One:

AA S 584Asian American Sexualities3
AIS/WGS 420Native Genders and Feminism3
AIS/SXS/WGS 440Native Sexualities and Queer Discourse3
LTNS 350Gender and Latina/x Feminisms3
LTNS/WGS 445Gendered Borders: Latinas and Globalization3
LTNS/WGS 505Gender, Sexuality, and Latino Communities3
RRS 280Disrupting Science Fiction: Race, Gender, and Alternative Futures3
RRS 304Decolonize Your Diet: Food Justice and Gendered Labor in Communities of Color3
RRS/SXS 460/COUN 450HIV and AIDS Impacts and Resistance Among Communities of Color3
RRS 571Women, Race, and Class3
RRS 375Queer Arabs in the U.S.3
RRS 640Race and Sexual Migration3