5.3 Multicultural Perspective

Students will develop the ability to:

  1. Interact across cultures by exhibiting understanding of and respect for the beliefs, values, traditions, and practices of people from other cultures
  2. Recognize and articulate the different assumptions, beliefs and perspectives of people from different cultural backgrounds
  3. Appraise the impact of other cultures on the development of one’s own ideas and beliefs
  4. Explain the social and historical circumstances that form the basis of the beliefs, experiences and actions of culturally diverse groups
  5. Demonstrate how differences in race, gender, religion, ethnicity, social class, disability, sexual orientation, and linguistic background contribute to the pervasive realities of stereotyping and discrimination

These courses fulfill General Competency Requirements

Courses

COM 160Intercultural Communication

3 credits

CRJ 219Police and Community Relations

3 credits

DST 110Deaf Culture

3 credits

ECE 111Introduction to Early Childhood Education

3 credits

ENG 217Writings from the Margins of Contemporary American Literature

3 credits

ENG 255American Literature Precolonial to 1865

3 credits

ENG 256American Literature Post Civil War to Present

3 credits

ENG 257Contemporary African-American Women's Writing

3 credits

ENG 259Native American Novels

3 credits

ENG 261Topics in English

3 credits

ENG 276Science Fiction Literature

3 credits

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

HST 252African-American History

3 credits

HST 259History of North American Indian Peoples

3 credits

HST 261Topics in History

3 credits

HST 265Immigration and Ethnicity in American History

3 credits

HUM 159Azorean Literature in Translation

3 credits

HUM 252Honors Study of Ethnic Cultures in Massachusetts

3 credits

HUM 254Civil Rights and Women’s Rights Movements: Made in Massachusetts

3 credits

HUM 291Honors Seminar in Postmodern Studies

3 credits

PSY 261Topics in Psychology

3 credits

PSY 270Sports Psychology: A Multicultural Approach

3 credits

RDG 101Critical Reading and Thinking: Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Perspectives

3 credits

SER 101Introduction to Social Welfare

3 credits

SOC 256Race Relations

3 credits

SOC 257Social Issues in Loss

3 credits

SOC 261Topics in Sociology - Diversity

3 credits

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