Diversity refers to multicultural differences within the United States, including race, gender, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and social class. Upon completing a course in this category, students should be able to do at least two (2) of the following:

Learning Goals for DIV

  1. Obtain knowledge of the history and culture of one or more of the aforesaid groups in the United States. 
  2. Demonstrate an awareness of differences, inequities, and the contributions of diverse groups to US society.  
  3. Explain the relationships among diversity, justice, and power.
  4. Describe the factors which contribute to intergroup cooperation and mutual understanding in pluralistic societies.
  5. Explain the processes or histories that create or fail to create just, productive, egalitarian and collaborative societies. 
  6. Describe the processes by which difference (race, gender, religion, etc.) is constructed.

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