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2009 - 2010 Global Diversity (G)
Recognizing that the understanding of diversity is intimately tied to the concepts of culture, race, language, identity, and inter-group dynamics, as well as their applications to complex situations, Global diversity courses place their focus on the theoretical discussion of these concepts as well as the in-depth analysis of complex situations through these concepts.
Global Diversity courses:
- Require students to demonstrate their grasp of theoretical concepts involving culture, as well as to show that they can use these concepts respectfully to analyze both culture in the real world and the rhetoric about culture.
- Involve in-depth, analytical discussions about the concepts of culture, the similarities and differences between cultures, the real-world consequences of these concepts, both historically and contemporarily, and global cultural interactions, both historically and contemporarily.
- Provide in-depth and focused attention to illustrating and analyzing cultural concepts in complex contexts, preferably including different cultural groups.
- Utilize assignments that emphasize some of the following:
- the cultural analysis of complex situations.
- the theoretical concepts of culture as applied to real-world situations.
- reflexivity of students in terms of their own culture and their position in relationship to other cultures.
- the improvement of thinking and writing skills as applied to complex problems.
- the ability of students to think through problems of cultural difference and decide when and when not such difference can be accepted.
For more details regarding the content of Global Diversity courses, please see Social-Cultural Diversity Criteria.
Approved Global Diversity (G) Courses
|Anthropology 100||Introduction to Athropology||(3)|
|Anthropology 170||Introduction to Biological Anthropology||(3)|
|Anthropology 171||Introduction to Cultural Anthropology||(3)|
|Anthropology 172||Introduction to Archaeology||(3)|
|Anthropology 200||World Prehistory||(3)|
|Anthropology 270||Introduction to Forensic Anthropology||(3)|
|Anthropology 371||Cultural Dynamics||(3)|
|Anthropology 377||North American Archaeology||(3)|
|Anthropology 379||Culture Area Studies||(3)|
|Chin 101||First Year Chinese I||(4)|
|Chin 102||First Year Chinese II||(4)|
|Clas 102||First Year Latin II||(4)|
|English 228||Diversity and Global Literatures||(3)|
|Fren 101||First Year French I||(4)|
|Fren 102||First Year French II||(4)|
|Fren 201||Second Year French I||(4)|
|Geography 151||Human Geography||(3)|
|Geography 161||World Regional Geography||(3)|
|Germ 101||First Year German I||(4)|
|Germ 102||First Year German II||(4)|
|Germ 201||Second Year German I||(4)|
|Germ 406||German Literature in Translation||(3)|
|History 230||History of Modern Science||(3)|
|Humanities 225||Advanced Integrated Social Science||(2-4)|
|Indian Studies 385||American Indian Economic Development||(3)|
|Music 100||Introduction to the Understanding of Music||(3)|
|Norw 101||First Year Norwegian I||(4)|
|Norw 102||First Year Norwegian II||(4)|
|Norw 201||Second Year Norwegian I||(4)|
|Nutrition & Dietetics 335||World Food Patterns||(3)|
|Philosophy 383||Asian Philosophy||(3)|
|Political Science 220||International Politics||(3)|
|Religion 100||Introduction to Religious Inquiry||(3)|
|Religion 101||Religions of the West||(3)|
|Religion 102||Religions of Asia||(3)|
|Religion 203||World Religions||(3)|
|Religion 216||Women and Religion||(3)|
|Religion 221||Jewish Scripture/Old Testament||(3)|
|Religion 231||Christian Scripture/New Testament||(3)|
|Religion 250||East and West in Religion||(3)|
|Religion 300||Jesus in Gospel and History||(3)|
|Religion 301||Life and Religion of Paul||(3)|
|Religion 315||Daoism and Confucianism||(3)|
|Religion 321||Prophets and Prophecy||(3)|
|Religion 328||Development of Christian Doctrine||(3)|
|Religion 338||Contemporary Christianities||(3)|
|Religion 431||Religious Violence and the Apocalyptic Mind||(3)|
|Russ 101||First Year Russian I||(4)|
|Russ 102||First Year Russian II||(4)|
|Russ 161||Introduction to Russian Literature||(3)|
|Russ 162||Introduction to Russian Culture||(3)|
|Russ 201||Second Year Russian I||(4)|
|Span 201||Second Year Spanish I||(4)|