2021-2022 Catalogue

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 a key to their long-term success. This major will help students become those key agents for strategic innovation and organizational health rooted in DEI.

In addition to the specific major requirements described below, students must also complete the General Education Curriculum, and additional degree requirements for Arts and Sciences majors, including focused-course requirements, additional electives, modern language requirements and a Business Studies Minor or Business Studies Major.

Course Title Credits
Required
ID 101Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 3
SO 241Race and Racism in the United States3
MG 228Managing Diversity in the Workplace3
One course from the following (3 credits):
LA 104Gender and the Law3
or
LA 105Race and the Law3
or
LA 106Outsiders and the Law3
One course from the following (3 credits):
PS 275Cross-Cultural Psychology3
or
GLS 114Cross-Cultural Understanding3
or
COM 320Intercultural Communication3
Choose either:
ID 401Directed Study in ID3
or
ID 420Interdisciplinary Internship Arts and Sciences3
Course Title Credits
Choose three courses from the following electives (9 credits):
EMS 320Black Lives Matter: African American Literature & Culture3
EMS 330American Landscapes3
EMS 341Cultural Studies and the Body3
EMS 342Queer and Trans Cultural Studies3
GLS 225Urban Politics and Policy3
GLS 238Immigration3
HI 350Serfs, Slaves and Sojourners: The Minority Experience in the United States3
HI 359Immigration in U.S. History3
ID 211Sex, Gender, and Power3
LA 101Law and Society3
LA 107Social Justice Law3
LIT 255Latina/o/x Literature3
LIT 260Introduction to African American Literary and Cultural Studies3
LIT 262Native American Literature and Culture3
LIT 330Literature of the Holocaust3
LIT 334Women in Literature3
LIT 337Caribbean Literature3
LIT 365Immigrant and Ethnic Literature3
LIT 369Sexual Identity and Culture3
LIT 370Passing in American Literature3
LIT 377Transgender Literature3
PH 140Disability, Values & Society3
PS 250Adult Development and Aging3
PS 333Gender Psychology3
ML 403Latinos in the U.S.A.3
SO 132Issues and Investigations in Sociology3
SO 221Homelessness and Society3
SO 246Criminal and Social Justice3
SO 248Human Trafficking and Global Slavery3
SO 295Film and Society3
SO 320Immigrant Entrepreneurship3
SO 285Sociology of Sports3
SO 292Sociology of Native American Peoples3
MG 345Organizations, Society and Responsible Management3