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Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Certificate

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Certificate

This program is available at the Online location.

As global interconnectedness continues to increase, leaders in government and business are seeking workers with skills in diversity, equity, and inclusion.  This certificate recognizes the need for employees to demonstrate they have the skills to make a positive contribution to the workplace in this area.  Coursework included in this certificate program can be applied toward the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs.

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Outcomes and Curriculum

Upon completion of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Certifcate, a student will be able to do the following:

  1. Identify differences among various group identitities
  2. Critically reflect about how personal identity and background shapes worldview
  3. Illustrate the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives for organizations and employees
  4. Communicate effectively and participate in conversations with others about how race, class, ethnicity, gender, and other identity constructs impact work environments
  5. Demonstrate the competencies of emotional and cultural intelligence
Course Title Credits
SOC 2280 American Diversity and Inclusion 3
-- *DEI General Elective 3
-- ^DEI General Elective 6
  Total credit hours 12
*Choose one course from the following options: SOC-1110, SOC-2220, SOC-2240, SOC-2250, PSY-1111, ASL-1111, SPN-1100, SPN-1111, HUM-1110

^Choose two courses from the following options: ASL-1112, SPN-1112, COM-1150, GEO-1100, GEO-2200, HST-1410, HST-1420, PHL-2400, PLS-1300, PLS-2300, RST-2700, PSY-2223, PSY-2230, SOC-1110, SOC-2230, SOC 2260, SOC-2270

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Monnica Gavin Associate Professor, Sociology