Apr 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sexuality Studies Minor

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Course Requirements

Sexuality Studies Core (6 credits)

Total Credits Required for Minor: 18

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Program Distinction

A student in this major is eligible for Program Distinction upon degree conferral if the criteria are met. Criteria are found under Academic Honors in the Policy and Procedure section of this Catalog. Program Distinction is noted on the official transcript.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all requirements, the student will have knowledge of:

  • Students in this minor will explore and critically analyze a wide range of historical and cultural materials in order to better understand how sexualities are produced, articulated, and enacted over time and space.
  • Students will attain familiarity with current questions and theories in sexuality studies and such closely related, interdisciplinary fields as feminist studies, lesbian and gay studies, trans studies, and queer studies.
  • Students will develop the ability to consider sexualities and genders as identities and social statuses, as categories of knowledge production, and as lenses that we use to understand our world.
  • Students will develop the intellectual and practical skills necessary to engage with issues of social justice and serve as leaders in the creation, enactment, and evaluation of efforts to create a more inclusive, just, and equitable world.
  • Students will acquire valuable analytical skills applicable to a wide variety of humanities and social science fields, and to careers in education, the arts, public policy, counseling, social work, service agencies, and public health.

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