Multicultural and Social Perspectives

Students will develop the ability to:

  1. Identify the responsibilities and rights of the individual in human society.
  2. Appraise the impact of other cultures on the development of one’s own ideas and beliefs.
  3. Demonstrate how differences in race, gender, religion, ethnicity, social class, disability, sexual orientation, and linguistic background contribute to the pervasive realities of stereotyping and discrimination.
  4. Explain principles of group behavior and how systems of authority, order, and control influence those group behaviors. 
  5. Explain the social and historical circumstances that form the basis of the beliefs, experiences and actions of culturally diverse groups.
  6. Articulate the different assumptions, beliefs and perspectives of people from different cultural backgrounds and demonstrate respect for the beliefs, values, traditions, and practices of people from other cultures.

Courses:

  •  ANT 101 Social and Cultural Anthropology (3 credits) 
  • ART 105 Survey of Art History I: Ancient through Renaissance Art (3 credits) 
  • ART 106 Survey of Art History II: Modern Art (3 credits) 
  • COM 160 Intercultural Communication (3 credits) 
  • CRJ 219 Police and Society (3 credits) 
  • CRJ 251 Criminology (3 credits) 
  • DST 110 Deaf Culture (3 credits) 
  • ECE 111 Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3 credits) 
  • ECN 111 Principles of Economics-Macro (3 credits) 
  • ECN 112 Principles of Economics-Micro (3 credits) 
  • EDU 225 Diversity and Multicultural Education (3 credits) 
  • ENG 217 Writings from the Margins of Contemporary American Literature (3 credits) 
  • ENG 255 American Literature Precolonial to 1865 (3 credits) 
  • ENG 256 American Literature Post Civil War to Present (3 credits) 
  • ENG 257 Contemporary African-American Women's Writing (3 credits) 
  • ENG 259 Native American Novels (3 credits) 
  • ENG 261 Topics in English-Diversity (3 credits) 
  • ENG 276 Science Fiction Literature (3 credits) 
  • GVT 111 U.S. Government (3 credits) 
  • GVT 112 Comparative Government (3 credits) 
  • GVT 251 State and Local Government (3 credits) 
  • HST 111 The West and the World I (3 credits) 
  • HST 112 The West and the World II (3 credits) 
  • HST 113 United States History to 1877 (3 credits) 
  • HST 113 United States History to 1877 (3 credits) 
  • HST 114 United States History from 1877 (3 credits) 
  • HST 115 Twentieth Century Social History-1919 to the Present (3 credits) 
  • HST 116 American Foreign Policy-1898 to the Present (3 credits) 
  • HST 220 The Ancient World (3 credits) 
  • HST 221 Who Fought, Who Worked, Who Prayed: The Middle Ages (3 credits) 
  • HST 222 The Age of the Revolutions (3 credits) 
  • HST 226 Food in History (3 credits) 
  • HST 251 The Social History of American Women (3 credits) 
  • HST 252 African-American History (3 credits) 
  • HST 257 History of Modern East Asia (China and Japan) (3 credits) 
  • HST 259 History of North American Indian Peoples (3 credits) 
  • HST 265 Immigration and Ethnicity in American History (3 credits) 
  • HUM 291 Honors Seminar in Postmodern Studies (3 credits) 
  • PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy (3 credits) 
  • PHL 152 Ethics: Making Ethical Decisions in a Modern World (3 credits) 
  • PSY 101 General Psychology (3 credits) 
  • PSY 254 Psychology of Personality (3 credits) 
  • PSY 259 Psychology of Personal Adjustment (3 credits) 
  • PSY 271 Global Leadership (3 credits) 
  • PSY 295 Honors Seminar in Community Leadership (3 credits) 
  • SER 101 Introduction to Social Welfare (3 credits) 
  • SOC 101 Principles of Sociology (3 credits) 
  • SOC 212 The Sociology of Social Problems (3 credits) 
  • SOC 252 The Sociology of Human Relations (3 credits) 
  • SOC 256 Race and Ethnicity in the Contemporary United States (3 credits) 
  • SOC 257 Social Issues in Loss (3 credits) 
  • SOC 258 Topics in Sociology (3 credits)