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Introduction to Diversity Studies

Course Number: 10809172
Credits: 3.00

Course Description

10-809-172 INTRO TO DIVERSITY STUDIES...basic American values of justice and equality by teaching vocabulary, history of immigration/conquest, transcultural communication, legal liability, multicultural majority/minority relations, ageism, sexism, gender, sexual orientation, the disabled/ADA. (Prerequisite: Next Gen Rdg score greater/equal to 250 AND Writing score greater/equal to 237; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND English greater/equal to 15; OR 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing with a B or better.)

Course Typically Offered

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

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Credit for Prior Learning

Course Competencies

  1. Differentiate basic concepts related to diversity
  2. Evaluate patterns of intergroup relationships
  3. Explain how power relations shape privilege within society
  4. Examine the impact of bias on social relationships
  5. Apply culturally responsive communication strategies
  6. Compare forces that shape diversity in an international context
  7. Analyze the differential treatment of migrant groups
  8. Evaluate systemic oppression
  9. Explore social rights and inequalities
  10. Examine the role of social movements in effecting structural change