University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Jun 28, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022
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WMST 493 - Queer History and Theory

(3 units) CO10, CO13
Advanced study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer history and queer theory with a focus on the United States. (GRI 493, HIST 493 and WMST 493 are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the three.)

Prerequisite(s): General Education courses (CO1-CO3) completed; at least 3 courses from CO4-CO8 completed; Junior or Senior standing; one HIST and/or WMST course. Recommended Preparation: Course on social construction of sexuality, gender, race, class.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify and analyze major developments in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer history, with a focus on the United States.
2. identify and evaluate major theoretical concepts in queer theory, with a focus on their relevance and application in the field of history.
3. analyze sexuality and gender in relation to structures and histories of race, class, and citizenship in the United States.
4. synthesize information by writing critical responses and a final, theoretically grounded, research paper related to the course content.


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