Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Studies (LGBT)

Courses

LGBT 2000 (3) Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies

Investigates the social and historical meanings of racial, gender, and sexual identities and their relationship to contemporary lesbian, bisexual, gay, and transgender communities.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: WGST 2030
Additional Information: GT Pathways: GT-SS3 -Soc Behav Sci:Hmn Behav, Cult, Soc Frame
Arts Sci Core Curr: Human Diversity
Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Social Sciences
Arts Sci Gen Ed: Diversity-U.S. Perspective
Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities

LGBT 2707 (3) Introduction to Lesbian, Bisexual, and Gay Literature

Offers students at sophomore and junior levels an introduction to some of the forms, concerns, and genres of contemporary lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gay writing in English.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ENGL 2707
Requisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors) only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities

LGBT 3710 (3) Topics in LGBT Studies

Content varies by semester and reflects contemporary issues in the field of LGBT Studies.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 9.00 total credit hours.
Requisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors) only.
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities

LGBT 3796 (3) Queer Theory

Surveys theoretical, critical, and historical writings in the context of lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gay literature. Examines relationships among aesthetic, cultural and political agendas, and literary and visual texts of the 20th century.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ENGL 3796
Requisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors).
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities

LGBT 3930 (3) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies Internship

Matches selected students with supervised internships in university programs and advocacy groups, local businesses, human service or government agencies. Internships will focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer issues, such as anti-violence programs, educational outreach, and civil rights initiatives.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours.
Recommended: Prerequisite LGBT 2000.

LGBT 4287 (3) Special Topics in LGBT Literature

Examines a special topic in LGBT literature, foregrounding an approach that focuses on how same-sex desire is represented in literature. May explore the rhetorical and ideological depiction of masculinity and femininity; literary representations of inversion, bisexuality, and transgenderism; the social construction of homosexuality and heterosexuality. Specific topics vary each semester.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ENGL 4287 and WGST 4287
Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 9.00 total credit hours.
Requisites: Restricted to students with 57-180 credits (Juniors or Seniors).
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities

LGBT 4400 (3) Critical Inquiries in Transgender Studies

Examines theories, methods and debates in the emerging field of transgender studies. Drawing on interdisciplinary perspectives, this course examines transgender identities, communities and political movements in different historical and cultural contexts. Focuses on crosscutting issues that shape transgender subjectivities, with special attention given to how transgender movements negotiate race, class, sexuality, labor, culture and nation.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: LGBT 5400 and WGST 4400 and WGST 5400
Grading Basis: Letter Grade
Additional Information: Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Social Sciences
Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities

LGBT 4840 (1-6) Independent Study in LGBTQ Studies

Self-directed research project in LGBTQ studies supervised by a faculty member and approved by one of the Co-Directors of the LGBT Studies Certificate Program.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours.

LGBT 5400 (3) Critical Inquiries in Transgender Studies

Examines theories, methods and debates in the emerging field of transgender studies. Drawing on interdisciplinary perspectives, this course examines transgender identities, communities and political movements in different historical and cultural contexts. Focuses on crosscutting issues that shape transgender subjectivities, with special attention given to how transgender movements negotiate race, class, sexuality, labor, culture and nation.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: LGBT 4400 and WGST 4400 and WGST 5400
Grading Basis: Letter Grade