Minor in Diversity Awareness

Students may seek an academic minor in diversity awareness.

The diversity awareness minor complements the skills the student gains in his or her major discipline by providing an interdisciplinary perspective on diversity in contemporary society, conceptually grounded in social science, to promote and cultivate the intercultural awareness and effective communication skills that are necessary in today’s professional and social settings.

Requirements for the Minor

A minor in diversity awareness requires the completion of 15 credits of coursework, chosen from the following courses:

It is recommended that students take BEHS 220 as the first course in the minor (if they have not already applied the course toward other degree requirements).

Courses already applied toward other degree requirements (e.g., major or general education) may not be applied toward the minor. At least 9 credits must be earned in upper-level courses (numbered 300 or above). Prerequisites apply for all courses.

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