About ENGR 010 B

Diversity in CEMS: under-representation, environmental justice, gender/race participation, ethical considerations, urban planning, equal opportunity, Title IX. Landscape of race/gender in STEM.

Notes

Open to Degree and CDE students.

Section Description

Diversity in CEMS: under-representation, environmental justice, gender/race participation, ethical considerations, equal opportunity, Title VII. Landscape of race/gender in STEM.

Section Expectation

The course is structured so that we will first explore diversity in general (1 below), then we will examine how diversity issues may come up in our professions (2 below) and we will conclude by discussing ethics in our professions. 1. Diversity in US culture, including: • Self-reflection regarding one’s own prejudices • The meaning of power and privilege • The history, importance and impact of diversity and multiculturalism • Communication in a multicultural environment • Racism, sexism, classism and ageism 2. Diversity in our professions • Federal labor laws and the impact on the organization • Understanding diversity issues in the workplace • Improving diversity in technical professions 3. Ethics in our professions

Evaluation

You will be evaluated based on your attendance, participation in discussions and class related activities, homework, a course journal, outside of the classroom diversity experiences and an instructor and peer-reviewed final group presentation. Grades will be calculated on a 100-point scale and will be comprised of the following: 10 points Class attendance 15 points Class preparation and active participation 20 points Homework assignments (10 total) 15 points Course journal 20 points Diversity experiences 20 points Final project

Course Dates

to

Location

Perkins Building 200 (View Campus Map)

Times

to on Tuesday and Thursday

Important Dates

Note: These dates may change before registration begins.

Note: These dates may not be accurate for select courses during the Summer Session.

Deadlines
Last Day to Add
Last Day to Drop
Last Day to Withdraw with 50% Refund
Last Day to Withdraw with 25% Refund
Last Day to Withdraw

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