Office of the Registrar

Undergraduate Catalog

2014-15 second edition, November 2014

Diversity Studies

Minor(s)

Diversity Studies

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Education
(Non-Certifiable)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Social Work

Administration of the program

Courses must be approved by the faculty of the Diversity Studies Committee for inclusion in the minor. The administrator of the program must approve the course of study for each student who wishes to complete a Diversity Studies minor.

The Diversity Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program of study allowing students to develop a broad understanding of the components of diversity in society, which include race and ethnicity, culture, gender, sexuality, religion, language, social class, and aging and disability. This minor is of relevance to any career that involves diverse populations of people, such as business, industry, education, social welfare, health and medicine.

  1. Introduction to Diversity: ANT 100(3) or EDC 345(3) or SWK 219(3)
  2. Topical Introductions: Select courses from three of the following six content areas and three different course codes to total nine hours:
    1. Race and Ethnicity: AAS 100(3), ANT 365(3), SOC 336(3)
    2. Culture: ANT 226(3), GBL 250(3), SOC 150(3)
    3. Gender and Sexuality: GST 170(3), PSY 307(3), SOC 337(3)
    4. Religion: REL 100(3), REL 131(3), REL 210(3); REL 390 or SOC 390(3)
    5. Communication: ANT 280(3), COM 360(3)
    6. Aging and Disability: DAS 100(3), GER 310(3), PSY 304(3), SOC 375(3)
  3. Electives. Select six hours from the following courses.
    1. Race and Ethnicity: CRM 415(3), ENG 354(3), ENG 355(3), HST 331(3), HST 332(3)
    2. Culture: ANT 325(3), ANT 525(3), BMS 332(3), CFD 305(3), ECO 346(3), ECO 456(3), ENG 362(3), MGT 447(3), MKT 474(3), PSY 411(3), SOC 420(3)
    3. Gender and Sexuality: CRM 410(3), ENG 282(3), ENG 580(3); ECO 315 or GST 315(3); KIN 405(3), PHI 319(3), PLS 319(3)
    4. Religion: ANT 301(3), REL 315(3), REL 345(3), REL 370(3)
    5. Communication: COM 307(3), COM 390(3), COM 507(3), COM 512(3), ENG 494(3), ENG 592(3)
    6. Aging and Disability: BMS 260(3), GER 380(3); GER 470 or SWK 470(3); PSY 354(3)
  4. Engaged Learning. An integrated service learning course from the above, or a service learning component of one of the above courses, or a study away course