Diversity in the American Experience (Diversity/RIS)
Herberger Business School
Interdisciplinary exploration of selected aspects of the culture and experiences of women and minority groups within the U.S. Focus on developing a theoretical and practical understanding of the concept of diversity as it relates to the American experience.
Goals and Diversity
MN Goal Course
MN Goal Designation(s)
Describe the development of and the changing meanings of group identities in the United States, history, and culture.
Describe the individual and institutional dynamics of unequal power relations between groups in contemporary society.
Describe and discuss the experience and contributions (political, social, economic, etc.) of the many groups that shape American society and culture, in particular those groups that have suffered discrimination and exclusion.
Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
Demonstrate communication skills necessary for living and working effectively in a society with great population diversity.
Apply models to demonstrate understanding of the development of and the changing meanings of group identities in the United States, history, and culture.
Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.