University Catalogues

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Major B.S.

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, such as HR professionals or DEI officers.

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 business majors.  Details can be found in the Degree Requirements section of the catalogue, including the Overview and the Business 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 of the following courses:3
Gender and the Law
Race and the Law
Laws that Oppress and Empower: Disability and LGBTQ+ Rights
Choose one from the electives below:3
Intercultural Communication
Cross-Cultural Understanding
Cross-Cultural Psychology
Choose two additional elective courses:6
The Economics of Race and Gender
Urban and Regional Economics
Management and Human Resources Law
International Management Behavior
Theory and Management of Nonprofit Organizations
Marketing for Nonprofits and Social Enterprises
Capitalism and Slavery
Choose one of the following:3
Directed Study in ID
Interdisciplinary Internship
Total Credits 24