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LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES ADVISING CENTER

Diversity/Multicultural Awareness


WSU Activities, Courses, Resources, and Web Sites for
First Year New Students and First Year New Transfer Students
 

Compiled by Marilyn Ryan, LAS Academic Advisor/Instructor
 
Liberal Arts & Sciences Departments: Academic Majors & Sample Diversity/Multicultural Awareness Courses


Anthropologyhttp://webs.wichita.edu/?u=anthro

Anth 101 – Biological Anthropology
Anth 102 – Cultural Anthropology
Anth 303 – World Cultures

Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropologyhttp://holmes.anthropology.museum/

Biological Scienceshttp://webs.wichita.edu/?ubioscience&p=/index/

Biol 106 – The Human Organism
Biol 309 – Foundations of Human Heredity
Biol 310 – Human Reproduction: Issues and Perspective

Communicationhttp://webs.wichita.edu/?u=elliott

Comm 190 – Introduction to Human Communication
Comm 302 – Interpersonal Communication
Comm 312 – Nonverbal Communication

Englishhttp://webs.wichita.edu/?u=deptenglish&p=/index

Engl 346 – American Multicultural Literature
Engl 365 – African American Literature

Geography

Geog 125 – Principles of Human Geography
Geog 210 – Introduction to World Geography

Geologyhttp://webs.wichita.edu/?u=geoscience&p=/index

Geol 102 – Earth Science & the Environment
Geol 300 – Energy, Resources, & the Environment – Environmental Issues
Geol 302 – Earth & Space Science
Geol 310 – Oceanography

Historyhttp://webs.wichita.edu/?u=history

Hist 332 - Ethnic America, 1500-1924
Hist 333 – Ethnic America in the 20th Century
Hist 339 – Religion in America
Hist 530 – The American Woman in History
Hist 532 – Women in Ethnic America
Hist 536 – Survey of American Indian History

Modern Classical Languages & Literaturehttp://webs.wichita.edu/?u=mcll

Major in French & Spanish. Minor only in: German, Greek, Latin, & Russian

Philosophyhttp://webs.wichita.edu/?u=Philosophy&p=

Phil 144 – Moral Issues
Phil 302 – Values & the Modern World

Political Sciencehttp://webs.wichita.edu/?u=POLISCI&p=whymajorinpoliticalscience/

Pols 121 – American Politics
Pols 325 – Women in Political System
Pols 552 – Civil Liberties

Psychologyhttp://webs.wichita.edu/?u=psychology&p=index

Psy 111 – Introduction to Psychology
Psy 304 – Social Psychology
Psy 334 – Developmental Psychology
Psy 336 – Alcohol Use & Abuse

Religion – Academic Minor only

Rel 110 – Old Testament & 115 – New Testament
Rel 327 – Magic, Witchcraft & Religion
Rel 339 – Religion in America
Rel 370 – Women in World Religions

School of Community Affairshttp://webs.wichita.edu/?u=wnartz&p=/index

Criminal Justicehttp://criminaljustice.wichita.edu/

CJ 192 – Introduction to Criminal Justice
CJ 353 – Organized white Collar Crime
CJ 355 – Special Populations in the Criminal Justice System
CJ 598 – Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice
The CJ Major requires Ethnic Studies 360 – Dealing with Diversity

Ethnic Studies – B.A. Field Major & Minor – http://sca.wichita.edu/es/

Eths 100 – Introduction to Ethnic Studies
Eths 210 – Fundamentals of Cross-Cultural Communications
Eths 240 – Ethnic Women In America
Eths 320 – Martin Luther King
Eths 330 – Ethnic America, 1500-1924
Eths 331 – The Black Family
Eths 332 – The Native American
Eths 333 – Issues in the Chicano Community
Eths 334 – Ethnic America in the 20th Century
Eths 360 – Dealing with Diversity
Eths 361 – Prominent Ethnic People in the Making of America
Eths 370 – The Black Experience in America
Eths 380 – Native American Tribal Systems
Eths 400 – The Black Child
Eths 410 – The African American Male

Gerontologyhttp://sca.wichita.edu/geron/

Gero 100 – Introduction to Gerontology
Gero 512 – Issues in Minority Aging
Gero 515 – Women & Aging

Center for Physical Activity & Aging – Director: Ruth Bohlken (316) 978-5150

School of Social Workhttp://webs.wichita.edu/?u=socialwork&p=index

Sc Wk 201 – Introduction to Social Work
Sc Wk 300 – Perspectives on Social Welfare
Sc Wk 340 – Human Sexuality
Sc Wk 360 – Person in Society
Sc Wk 541 – Women, Children, Poverty
Social Work Majors are required to take two diversity courses.

Sociologyhttp://webs.wichita.edu/?u=sociology&p=index

Soc 111 – Introduction to Sociology
Soc 316 – Men & Masculinities
Soc 350 – Sociology of Interaction
Soc 515 – Family Diversity
Soc 537 – The Social Consequences of Disability

The Center for Women’s Studieshttp://webs.wichita.edu/?u=womenstudies

Woms 287 – Women in Society: Social Issues
Woms 361 – Women & Work
Woms 391 – Women’s Global Issues
Woms 482 – Latinas in Culture & Society
Woms 513 – Women in Africa
Woms 514 – Women in the Middle East
Woms 532 – Women in Ethnic America

Liberal Arts & Sciences Advising Centerwww.wichita.edu/advising

LASI 102 – Career Exploration – emphasizes the importance of diversity experiences


The Office of International Educationhttp://webs.wichita.edu/?u=international&p=/index

The WSU Division of Campus Life & University Relations Resources

The Office of Multicultural Affairs – www.wichita.edu/OMA
Center for Student Leadership – http://www.wichita.edu/studentleadership
Cooperative Education and Work Based Learning – http://www.wichita.edu/coop
Counseling and Testing Center – http://www.wichita.edu/counselingtesting
Disability Services – http://www.wichita.edu/disabilityservices
Trio Programs – http://webs.wichita.edu/?u=specialprograms&p=/ProgramsOffices

Disability Support Services, Educational Opportunity Centers Program,
McNair Scholars Program, Student Support Services, & Veterans Affairs.

Community Based Resources

The Global Learning Center – http://glc-wichita.ning.com/
Women’s International Multicultural Leadership Alliance – contact: Amanda at allopez@wichita.edu or Connie at connie.vu@wichita.edu

World Based Resources

World Digital Library – http://www.wdl.org/en/

Sample Book Resources

Diversity Consciousness: Opening Our Minds to People, Cultures, and Opportunities. Richard D. Bucher, 2000, Prentice-Hall, Inc.  ISBN 0-13-080338-

Salsa, Soul, and Spirit : Leadership for a Multicultural Age - New Approaches to Leadership from Latino, Black, and American Indian Communities. Juana Bordas, 2007, Berrett-Koehler, Inc.  ISBN 13: 978-1-57675-432-0