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Online Graduate Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion Curriculum

All courses are designed by faculty and offered online as 8-week, 3-credit courses. Courses are offered throughout the academic year and summer. Students take one core course on perspectives of diversity and inclusion, and three additional courses that draw on the broad areas of global citizenship and global engagement, diverse identities and intercultural communication, and health and culture. The certificate is designed to be completed within a year.  

Core Courses (3 Credit Hours)
All students will take a 3 credit hour required course on the perspectives on diversity and inclusion. 
A&S 600 Perspectives on Diversity and Inclusion  3 credit hours
Elective Courses (9 Credit Hours)
Students must take an additional 9 credit hours from the approved list of courses that relate to diversity and inclusion.  By taking departmental prefix courses students are able to take courses that align with their graduate studies, career fields and future career interests.  Other courses may be used to satisfy this requirement with permission of the certificate director.   
ANT 681 Health Care Inequalities 3 credit hours
SPA 524 Approaches to Diversity in the Modern World: Understanding Latinx Cultures 3 credit hours
AAS 551 African American Lives 3 credit hours
SOC 551 Health, Illness, and Disabilities 3 credit hours 
SOC 720 Race, Racism, and Representation  3 credit hours 
AAS 560 Race, Ethnicity, and Politics 3 credit hours
GWS 602 Perspectives on Gender Identities and Sexual Identities 3 credit hours
GWS 603 Gender, Bodies, and Health 3 credit hours
MCL 500 Intercultural Communication for Professionals  3 credit hours
FCS 620 Working with Diverse Families in Culturally Sensitive Contexts 3 credit hours
KHP 576 LGBTQ* Health Promotion 3 credit hours
DHN 598 Global Foods, Diet, and Culture 3 credit hours
  Total Credit Hours 12