ICS 26
Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies

Course Description

This course provides interdisciplinary, multi-perspective, critical analysis and comparative study of the broad range of contemporary lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer issues in various contexts, including biomedical, sociological, political, cultural, economic, racial, and sexual. This course will explore the relationship between LGBTQ individuals and the social and political constructs of gender, sexuality, citizenship, and identity as they relate to social and political institutions and national ideologies. The values, experience, and cultural contributions of LGBTQ individuals in the United States will be identified, examined, and authenticated.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
38786 ICS 26 01S ·T····· 10:30 AM-12:20 PM Julie Keiffer-Lewis ONLINE
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2024-01-08 to 2024-03-29.
ICS-D026.1S: This fully ONLINE class is part of the Pride Learning Community, designed to help students succeed through community-building, linked classes and LGBTQ+ focused curriculum. Fully ONLINE. This is an online class with SOME scheduled meetings as noted in the class listing. The rest of the class can be completed independently each week on the student's own time. Requires concurrent enrollment in CLP 005.1S (38810) and EWRT 002.01S (38674). For more information, contact Huy Le at lehuy@fhda.edu. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning.

Course Details

4 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

General Course Statement

General Statement
See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.

Requisite and Advisory

EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
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