equality

Requirements for the Major

Total units required are 27

Students majoring in LGBTQ+ Studies must complete a minor in another field to be approved by the chair or major advisor of LGBTQ+ Studies.

Required Courses (15 units)

  • LGBTQ 321
  • LGBTQ 322/HUM 322
  • HIST 406
  • ENGL 450, 550 or TFM 470
  • LGBTQ 598 OR International study abroad course

Elective Courses

(minimum 12 units; no more than 2 elective courses from any one department): See extensive course list under Courses on this website

Preparation for the Major

Two of the following courses:

  • HIST 101. World History
  • PSY 101. Introduction to Psychology
  • SOC 101, Introduction to Sociology: The Study of Society
  • TFM 160. Cinema as Art
  • WMNST 101.  Women: Self, Identity and Society
  • WMSNT 102.  Women: Images and Ideas

Catalog Description of the Major

A minimum of 27 upper division units to include to include LGBTQ 321 and LGBTQ 322/HUM 322; HIST 406; ENGL 450, 550 or TFM 470*; either LGBTQ 598 or an international study abroad course; and 12 elective units selected from JMS 410; SOC 320; 420; GEN S 340; PSY 355; WMNST 360; 535; or HIST 583 (depending on theme) or any department’s 499 (with approval of the major advisor). Additional courses are acceptable with the approval of the advisor. Students majoring in LGBTQ+ Studies must complete a minor in another field to be approved by the chair or major advisor of LGBTQ+ Studies.

*If more than one of these courses is taken, the additional ones count as electives