May 19, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

PSY 312 - Queer Theory and Sexuality

This interdisciplinary course introduces students to the academic field of lesbian and gay studies through examination of the history, politics, theories, culture, and community of those who identify as lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, and queer.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Trace the history of gay, lesbian, and bisexual culture and articulate their understanding of that history in both written work and class discussion.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the major concepts within queer theory by using some of these concepts to analyze patterns of behavior, outlook, and identity in gay, lesbian, and bisexual communities.
  • Examine how queer self-expression contests and challenges homophobic oppression and heterosexual norms.
  • Analyze the psychological and social tensions that arise from transgressing gender norms.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)