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    Anne Arundel Community College
   
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

AMS 212 - Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Interdisciplinary and Emerging Issues General Education Requirement. This course meets the Diversity Requirement.

Examine the diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) behaviors, orientations, identities, communities, and issues from a trans-historical, cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspective with special emphasis on LGBT culture in the United States. Study the history of human sexuality and gender identity/expression; cultural and social constructions of sexuality and gender; representations of LGBT experience in textual and visual media; legal rights and restrictions; current events and socio-political issues of current interest; methods of queer theory/queer studies; and advocacy, activism and change.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 111  or ENG 115  or ENG 121 .

Crosslisted: Also offered as GSS 212  and SOC 212 ; credit is given for only one of the following: AMS 212, GSS 212  or SOC 212 .