University Catalogues

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Major B.A.

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion major is designed to create professional pathways for students who are interested in careers in diversity, equity, and inclusion. The ability of organizations to strategically leverage the range of skillsets and experience brought by a diverse workforce is key to their long-term success. This major will help students become change-activists for strategic innovation rooted in DEI across a variety of careers in industry and non-profit organizations.

In addition to the specific major requirements described below, students must also complete all designated requirements in Foundations for Success, Contexts & Perspectives in the Arts & Sciences, Business Dynamics, Communication Intensive coursework, and the additional degree requirements for Arts & Sciences majors (including the Modern Language requirement).  Details can be found in the Degree Requirements section of the catalogue, including the Overview and the Arts & Sciences Majors tabs.

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
ID 101Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 3
MG 228Managing Diversity in the Workplace3
SO 241Race and Racism in the United States3
Choose one course from the following:3
Gender and the Law
Race and the Law
Laws that Oppress and Empower: Disability and LGBTQ+ Rights
Choose one course from the following:3
Intercultural Communication
Cross-Cultural Understanding
Cross-Cultural Psychology
Choose two courses from the following electives: 6
American Landscapes
Black Lives Matter: African American Literature and Culture
Latina/o/x Literature
Native American Literature and Culture
Immigrant and Ethnic Literature
Passing in American Literature
Women in Literature
LGBQ American Literature
Transgender American Literature
Queer and Trans Media Studies
Cultural Studies and the Body
Caribbean Literature
Urban Politics and Policy
The American Religious Experience
U.S. Women's History
Immigration in U.S. History
Sex, Gender, and Power
Law and Society
Social Justice Law
Migrations and the Hispanic World
Latinos in the U.S.A.
Multicultural Spanish America
Disability, Values & Society
Adult Development and Aging
Gender Psychology
Issues and Investigations in Sociology
Homelessness and Society
Capitalism and Slavery
Criminal and Social Justice
Human Trafficking and Global Slavery
Self, Diversity and Society
Sociology of Sports
Sociology of Native American Peoples
Immigrant Entrepreneurship
Choose one course from the following:3
Directed Study in ID
Interdisciplinary Internship Arts and Sciences
Total Credits24