MULC 1100 Introduction to Multicultural Studies (3)
Introduces the methods of studying cultural pluralism in the United States, including the dynamics, problems, and rewards resulting from interactions among diverse groups. Strategies for avoiding stereotyping and discrimination; combating institutional and personal oppression and racism; and promoting cultural empathy and cooperation are addressed.
MULC 4650 Seminar in Multicultural Studies (3)
This course provides an opportunity for advanced study in multicultural studies. Content will vary and will include particular focus on race, sexual orientation, age, ability, ethnicity, religion, and other aspects of diversity. Prerequisites: MULC 2010 and 6 additional credit hours of multicultural studies curriculum or permission of the instructor. May be repeated for credit if content differs.
MULC 4900 Independent Research Project (0)
An independent project required of all students earning the Certificate in Multicultural Studies. Students who wish to earn the Certificate in Multicultural Studies must submit an independent research project. Students must propose a research project relevant to multicultural issues in the United States by the end of the fourth week of the semester they wish to receive the certificate, and upon approval, complete the project, and present it to the Multicultural Studies committee no later than two weeks before the end of the semester. The format and content of the project is flexible. In addition, students must submit a 500-word self-reflective learning statement related to the project.