The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) studies minor is an integrative, interdisciplinary program that examines issues and debates about sexuality and gender. Engaging in the analysis of the intersections of sexuality and gender with race, class, and national identity, LGBTQ studies equips students with critical thinking, writing, and leadership skills that will prepare them for a wide range of fields.
Students who minor in LGBTQ studies complete 21 credits:
Students can study a variety of topics, including:
LGBTQ studies minors can apply their education to careers in:
Women and Gender Studies Program
“Part of my duties ... is to advise our human resources group on issues, concerns, and needs of the LGBT community here at Herman Miller. I see a real advantage for a business major, particularly one interested in HR, having a deeper understanding of a constituency that many companies are actively recruiting and supporting.”
“The LGBTQ minor would be a great credential and asset to anyone in the practice of psychology or social work. It would also be advantageous to educators and those who work in criminal justice.”