2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 13, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 280 - Valuing Cultural Diversity

Credits: 3
Introduces students to microcultures which may include class, ethnicity, gender, exceptionalities, religion, language, and age. Culturally appropriate practices, dimensions of multicultural understanding, and implications of diversity emphasized.  Service-learning hours will be required.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Examine one’s own awareness as a cultural being, and attitudes and acceptance of cultural diversity. (Human Relations)
  2. Recognize the dimensions of culture such as race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, religion, age, religion, and sexual orientation, and how they influence our national and global society.
  3. Identify key concepts, interpersonal impact in the dimensions of multicultural awareness in today’s contemporary, diverse, and global society.
  4. Examine and critique societal practices, interactions, printed materials, internet resources, and media for elements of racism, stereotyping, and historical inaccuracies.
  5. Practice implementing appropriate multicultural awareness and acceptance in our diverse, multicultural national and global society. 
  6. Demonstrate strategies: In integrating to multiculturalism across the curriculum and/or occupations, In interactions with diverse student and occupational constituents, In interactions with multicultural parents, clients, organizational workplaces, and In interactions with the “bureaucracies” within one’s employment organization.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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