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AEIS 172 - The Queer Experience

5 Credits
Introduces an interdisciplinary examination of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) experience within the United States and abroad. Topics include LGBT psychology, history, politics, literature/art, and mass media.

Course Note Previously DGS 172

Designed to Serve All students who wish to gain a broader understanding of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender experience within the context of the United States and globally.
Active Date 2015-10-30

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Diversity & Globalism
  • Social Science Area II

Course Outline
1. Sex, Gender, & Sexual Orientation
2. Development of Sexual Orientation
3. Prejudice & Discrimination
4. Sexual Orientation, Race, & Ethnicity
5. LGBT Health
6. Coming Out & Identity Development
7. LGBT Relationships
8. LGBT Parenting & Family
9. LGBT Aging
10. LGBT History
11. LGBT Politics
12. LGBT Literature, Art, & Media

Student Learning Outcomes
Critically analyze course material as it relates to personal experience and the experience of others.

Recognize the relationship between sex, gender, and sexual orientation.

Describe the impact of homophobia and heterosexism on society as a whole.

Evaluate the current state of research as it relates to the queer experience.

Identify and articulate LGBT representation in history, politics, art, literature, and the media.

Understand the queer experience within various cultures and groups.

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