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

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Social and Behavioral Sciences 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 101 /ENG 101A .

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