To receive the Certificate in LGBTQ Studies, a student must fulfill the following requirements:
- 18 credit hours of acceptable course work from the certificate program list
- 9 credit hours must be upper division
- Students must receive a C- or better in the accepted courses
- No pass/fail credits will count toward the requirements of the program
- LGBT 2000 – Introduction to LGBT Studies
- LGBT 3796 – Queer Theory
- Elective courses are listed each semester under the “courses” tab
- Students need a total of 12 hours of elective courses, with at least 6 hours of upper division electives
- See list to the right for pre-approved electives, other courses may be considered for approval by a program director.
*Up to six credit hours of independent study may be applied toward the certificate program
*Credits earned at other institutions may be transferred in partial fulfillment of the requirements upon approval of a program director. No more than 12 credit hours (6 upper division) of transferred course work may be applied to the certificate
Students may have the opportunity to participate in supervised internships at university program and advocacy groups, local businesses, human service or government agencies. Internships will focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer issues, such as anti-violence programs, educational outreach, and civil rights initiatives. To register for the internship class, please fill out the A&S internship application: http://www.colorado.edu/advising/policies-procedures/forms-petitions. Email form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Self-directed research project in LGBTQ studies supervised by a faculty member and approved by one of the co-directors of the LGBTQ Studies Certificate Program