Explores cultural pluralism philosophies, racial identity development, racial incidences, and educational practices related to racism and diversity for implementation in higher education. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Open to Degree and CDE students
This course is a graduate-level required seminar for students pursuing a master’s in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration. Course content will focus on theoretical, methodological, policy, and praxis issues related to social justice and inclusion of and for persons with marginalized identities in higher education. Guided by a strengths-based perspective, students will critically evaluate scholarly literature from interdisciplinary sources to better understand 1) social stratification in higher education; 2) historical, institutional/organizational and social psychological barriers that systematically shape achievement outcomes; and 3) strengths-based strategies to eliminate barriers at for students at both macro- and micro-levels and at policy, institutional, and individual levels. Throughout the course, discussion will explore efforts to mitigate inequities, to promote understanding, and to advance change that promotes justice and inclusion in postsecondary education.
Mann Hall - Trinity 211 (View Campus Map)
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