LGBTQ First-Year Learning Community

Fall 2017

Do you want to meet other first-year students who share your interest in LGBTQ topics while fulfilling your first-year curriculum requirement?

If so, then the "LGBTQ Histories and Communities Learning Community" for First-Year Students is for you!

About the LGBTQ Histories and Communities Learning Community:

This learning community will explore LGBTQ histories and identities while also connecting students to LGBTQ resources and communities at KSU. Students will explore questions including, how did the LGBTQ rights movement arise, and how has it evolved? How has LGBTQ movements shaped the world in which we live today? How can we empower ourselves and our peers by researching and educating others about LGBTQ experiences? Students in this learning community will participate in the development of new exhibits for KSU's celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

Learning Community Course Schedule (LC 22):

CRN Course Days Time Instructor Room
81202 ENGL 1101 M/Hybrid 11:00 AM-12:15 PM Gray, Katherine TBD
80564 GWST 1102 M/W 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TBD TBD
81539 KSU 1101 M/W 3:30 PM-4:45 PM Duvall, Jessica UC223

To be enrolled in this Learning Community, you must enroll in all three courses within the Learning Community. The LGBTQ Histories and Communities Learning Community is LC #22.

To enroll in LC 22: LGBTQ Histories and Communities

There are two ways to enroll in the LGBTQ Histories and Communities Learning Community, to pre-register or during New Student Orientation.

  • Enroll via Pre-Registration (before New Student Orientation)
    To request to be manually placed (pre-registered) in the LGBTQ Histories and Communities Learning Community, please complete the form available here.
    Please note, in order to pre-register you must have completed the application process and have been admitted to KSU.
  • Enroll via New Student Orientation
    You can register for a learning community at New Student Orientation by enrolling in LC #22 during course registration. Advisors will help you with the process, just let them know you want to enroll in Learning Community 22!

Who can enroll in the LGBTQ Histories and Communities Learning Community?

All first-year full-time students entering Kennesaw State University with fewer than 15 semester hours are required to complete a First-Year Seminar or enroll in a Learning Community and complete all courses that comprise it. Students with fewer than 30 semester hours are also eligible, provided they have not already completed a first-year seminar (KSU1101, 1111, 1121, or 1200). Students who have earned 30 semester hours or more are not eligible to participate in the LGBTQ Histories and Communities Learning Community.

Residents of the Stonewall Housing Community are strongly encouraged to participate in this learning community, as well as first-year students who have a strong interest in LGBTQ histories, identities, and experiences.

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