Critical Studies in Sexuality (minor)

Critical Studies in Sexuality explores lesbian, gay, bisexual, heterosexual, transgendered, and other sexualities from the perspective of a wide variety of disciplines, including History, English, Sociology, Visual Arts, Psychology, Education, Social Work, and Law.

We offer an undergraduate minor based on an approved list of courses, including Introduction to Critical Studies in Sexuality and Special Topics.

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The minor can be declared on the Student Service Centre (SSC) when you have third-year standing. If you are registered in the minor, you must have your course selection approved by the CSIS Program Advisor.


Eva Chan: Fostering Positive Connections

Eva Chan is a fifth-year English Literature major and Critical Studies in Sexuality minor, and the 2015 recipient of the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Leadership in the UBC Community. Having dedicated her undergraduate years to enhancing the university experience for other students, Eva discusses how she made her impact on the UBC community through Rezlife, […]

Carven Li: Bringing Personal Interests to Academics and Involvement

Fourth-year Sociology student Carven Li wears many hats. From President of the Sociology Students’ Association to Advocacy Coordinator for the Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS), Li is a contributing force behind four student associations at UBC.


Critical Studies in Sexuality
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