Examines, via inter-disciplinary study, race and ethnicity in the United States. Examines social justice movements in relation to ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Provides a basis for a better understanding of the socio-economic, cultural, and political conditions among key social groups.
Introduces students to the origins, purpose, subject matter, and methods of Women's Studies and to feminist perspectives on a range of social issues affecting women of diverse backgrounds. Studies gender and its intersections with race, class, sexuality, dis/ability, age, religion, and other systems of difference.
Examines a broad range of contemporary gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer issues in various contexts including bio-medical, sociological, political, racial and sexual. Focuses on intersectionality and social justice.