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Diversity Minor

Diversity Minor - 6 Classes / 18 Credit Hours

Streamlined Requirements:

DST 463 - SEMINAR IN DIVERSITY STUDIES, 3 CREDIT HOURS
This is an integrative seminar intended to help students achieve an ability to deal with complex problems relating to the diversity of American society. The course is intended to help students integrate the knowledge they have acquired from their elective courses; conceptual issues will be of great importance. The seminar will culminate in a research paper or other appropriate project. The seminar, which may be team taught, will deal with selected topics chosen by the professors offering the course.

SOC 201D - SOCIAL PROBLEMS, 4 CREDIT HOURS
We face many challenges in society today. This course addresses selected social problems and issues in our world today. Emphasis is on conceptions and misconceptions regarding the causes of social problems at the national and international level. Possible solutions and policy implications to these problems are also explored. Working collaboratively with the Community Outreach Office at Baldwin Wallace University, students enrolled in this course may choose to work in various social agencies to address social problems in the greater Cleveland area.

PHL 271D - PHILOSOPHY OF SEXUALITY, 3-4 CREDIT HOURS
This course introduces students to a range of issues related to sexuality, with a particular focus on the relevance of gender to sexuality in the West. We will investigate issues such as sexual orientation, transsexuality, marriage and fidelity, pornography and prostitution, and sexual violence. Warning: this course contains some graphic materials, students must be 18 years old.

My Choices:

SOC 302I - RACIAL AND CULTURAL MINORITIES, 3 CREDIT HOURS Prerequisite(s): SOC 100D or SOC 201D
Increase your understanding of cultural conflict. Many Americans do not realize that most nations in the world have minority populations. We will use macro concepts (social structure) and micro analysis (interpersonal relations) to examine the position of African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, and major religious minorities in the U.S. in contrast with conditions of groups in several other countries, including South Africa, Northern Ireland, Brazil, and Canada. Learn a little world geography as a side benefit!

PSY 245D - MULTICULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY, 3-4 CREDIT HOURS
Multicultural psychology is the study of race and ethnic diversity and its impact on the field of psychology. This course will address the issue of multiculturalism as it relates to the history of psychology, research, testing and counseling specific to racial and ethnic groups in America. Students will gain an understanding of the role of culture on society as well as the therapeutic process.

CAS 285D - INTRODUCTION TO INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION, 3 CREDIT HOURS Prerequisite(s): CAS 126
This course will analyze difficulties in communicating across cultural boundaries, misunderstandings arising from cultural differences, and techniques for living and working successfully in a multicultural setting. The course utilizes films, simulation games and other experiential learning techniques. Appropriate for any student interested in being a genuine citizen of the world.

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LOT 696 - Why do "them people" always loot shit during a national emergency. In this course, we'll wonder WHAT IN THE hell was Abraham Lincoln thinking.

"That's a dumb question, Miss Glenn’s Organ."

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Do you plan on ever getting a degree or something or do you just really like going to school? Like Van Wilder?

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I think she's going the Van Wilder route.



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Hmm. Sounds like a lot of PC bullshit to me.



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