Diversity In Higher Education

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an in-depth exploraton of diverse populations on college campuses. Students will utilize a broad view of diversity, including race, ethnicity, gender, religious and spiritual values, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, disability status, and age, as well as unique characteristics of various ethnic and cultural groups that affect college students and campuses. This course will provide students with relevent skills and understanding of current theories, models, and issues within diverse populations and community building on diverse campuses. The readings, discussions, and assignments are intended to provide information for student affairs professionals, administrators, or faculty members.