Academic Catalog


Certificate Diversity Studies Certificate

Jessica Huffman, Coordinator

This interdisciplinary certificate program offers a focus on diversity and addresses relationships between majority and minority groups throughout multiple societies around the globe. Class, social structures, cultural differences and related topics will be explored, along with ways to promote understanding and acceptance among those who differ in race, religion, culture, ethnicity, or other characteristics. Humanities, public administration, psychology and other courses are available to students who obtain the certificate. Graduates will gain a heightened understanding of the diversity among various people from differing countries, cultures, religions, genders and/or ethnicities, thus enhancing their approach to those who differ in various aspects of humanity. This program will serve such completers in multiple work settings, regardless of career selection.