Courses of Instruction
INTERDISCIPLINARY (IDS-Taught by
more than one department)
151 Diversity Seminar (1)
Seminars designed to enable students to take part
in discussions involving difference, including those stemming from race, ethnicity,
gender, religion, sexual orientation, physical ability, class and region. Seminar
helps create an environment where students learn to engage the differences found
on campus and in the world into which students graduate.
153 American and World Cultures Seminar (1)
Seminar designed to enable students
to enhance knowledge and understanding of the contributions diversity makes in
society. Students will learn about and reflect on the intersections of the social
identities of gender, age, class, race, sexual orientation, ability, religion,
and culture. Course involves attending a series of lectures by eminent scholars,
followed by class discussion and critique of the scholarships and presentations
of these eminent scholars.
155 Readings in The Michael J. Colligan Lecture Series (1)
Coincides with the
lecture of The Michael J. Colligan History Project at Miami Hamilton. Students
are required to attend all lectures in the current semester's Colligan Series
and produce a series of short essays. Explores the nature and practice of historical
enquiry, as well as the relevance of historical topics to contemporary life.
MPF 159 Strength Through Cultural Diversity (3)
Helps students function effectively
in an increasingly diverse global society. With culture defined as "the
way we do things around here," conflict is viewed as a natural result of
interactions among people. Emphasis on applying the concepts of culture to a variety
of countries and to subcultures of the U.S. so that students learn how conflict
arises and how negotiation skills can be used to manage conflict. IIIB.
MPF 206 Diversity and Culture in American Film (3)
Analysis of the representation
of diversity and culture as portrayed in American motion pictures. Cross-listed
with FST 206 and COM 206. IIIA.
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