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  Nov 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Inclusion and Equity Minor


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Program Contacts/Coordinators
Jason Zimmerman, Interim Dean
College of Arts and Sciences
251 Wagner Hall, Box 2275A
605-688-4723
E-mail: jason.zimmerman@sdstate.edu

Program Information
The minor in Inclusion and Equity provides students with broad exposure to issues surrounding gender, racial, global, and economic equity. Inherently interdisciplinary, it draws upon critical theory from African American studies, American Indian studies, sociology, history, global studies, political science, and women’s and gender studies.

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Inclusion and Equity minor, students will:

  • Identify cognitive biases that exclude historically marginalized groups.
  • Employ critical theory to describe social structures that encourage or inhibit inclusion.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with people from different backgrounds.
  • Analyze current issues involving diversity, equity, and inclusion independently.

Course Delivery Format
Courses are taught on campus, online, and in field based settings.

Requirements for Inclusion and Equity Minor: 18 Credits


Global Perspectives


Take one of the following courses. Credits: 3

Race and Ethnicity Studies


Take one of the following courses. Credits: 3

Women's and Gender Studies


Take one of the following courses. Credits: 3

Notes


With the approval of the program coordinator, courses other than those listed above may be used to satisfy the Global Perspectives, Race and Ethnicity Studies, or Women’s and Gender Studies requirements.

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