Diversity Course List

ANTH&206 Cultural Anthropology: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Surveys the diversity of human cultural systems and the forces and effects of globalization. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
ANTH&210 Indians of North America: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Provides a general view of the variations in the life ways of the Native Americans up to the late 1800's when the last of the Native American nations lost their independence. Places native populations in a broad comparative context, investigating the variation between the societies of the major culture areas of North America and their interaction with the European and American societies with whom they came in contact. This course was formerly known as ANTH 210, Native American Cultures and Culture Context. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
ANTH&216 Northwest Coast Indians: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Origins, development and a variation of Pacific Northwest cultures from the earliest migrations to contemporary times. Survey traditional native ways of life along coastal Washington, British Columbia, and Southeastern Alaska and their effects on current Northwest life styles. Explore the historical roots of contemporary regional issues concerning treaties and Indian rights. A previous anthropology class suggested. This course was formerly known as ANTH 220, Pacific Northwest Coast Peoples Past/Present. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
ANTH&227 Pacific Island Cultures: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
The course investigates the cultures and peoples of the Pacific Islands, with an emphasis on Polynesia. This course was formerly known as ANTH 240, Native Pacific Island Cultures. ENGL& 101 recommended. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
ANTH 270 Anthropology of Diverse Sexualities: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Focuses on Western and non-Western expressions of homosexuality, bisexuality and transgender from an anthropological perspective. Includes the biological evidence related to sexual orientation and gender, expressions of sexualities in Western and non-Western societies, the relationship of myth, religion and language to diverse sexualities, non-heterosexual identity in different cultures, and the relevance of anthropology to the American societal debate on diverse sexualities. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 recommended.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE

ART 115 Latin American Art and Culture: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
An introduction to the art and culture of the Latin American world. Examines the visual arts and culture in historical and contemporary context. May include Pre-Columbian art, fine arts, architecture, traditional crafts, popular arts, and contemporary art. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 (formerly WRIT 101).
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES
ART 116 Art in America: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Presents an overview of American and North American Indigenous and under-represented people's artistic production from the late 17th through the mid-20th centuries with a focus on the cultural, social, and political implications through the analysis of American paintings, sculpture, photography, and architecture. This course emphasizes self-awareness of one's relationship to power and privilege as a product of art history. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, DTA, DIVERSITY, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES

BUS 260 Principles of Management: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Analysis of the functions of management, including planning, problem solving, decision making, organizing, leading, directing, motivating and controlling. Special emphasis will be on current management issues including the importance of valuing diversity. Students will be expected to employ critical thinking skills to analyze and address typical workplace challenges. The case method, role playing, practical applications and exercises will be used. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101. Completion of ENGL& 101 (formerly WRIT 101) is strongly recommended.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, AAS-HUMAN RELATIONS

CIS 109 Human Dimensions in the Office: Diversity 3 Search Schedule
Theory behind effective interaction on the job. Includes problem solving, conflict resolution, communication styles and climates, motivation, effective group participation, and adapting to a changing work environment, which includes understanding workforce/workplace diversity. Prerequisite: None. CIS 109 is now OFTEC 109.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, AAS-HUMAN RELATIONS, GER-CIS

CMST&210 Interpersonal Communication: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Investigation into the theory and practice of interpersonal communication. An experiential approach is used as students participate in a variety of class activities designed to apply and build skills through the speech communication process. Examines how a diversity of communication styles can affect formation and maintenance of school, co-worker, family, friendship and romantic relationships. This course was formerly known as SPCH 103. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, COMMUNICATION, DIVERSITY, AAS-SPEAKING-LISTENING, AAS-HUMAN RELATIONS, AA-AAS-T-COMMUNICATION
CMST 240 Intercultural Communication: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
The study of intercultural communication theory and cultural adaptation processes, and the development of skills in transmitting and receiving oral and written messages within a cross-cultural context. Covers selecting a communication style and strategies appropriate to a specific audience and setting. Examines how differences in cultural background influence communication patterns in families, communities, schools, and the workplace. This course was formerly known as SPCH 105. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 eligible or instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, COMMUNICATION, DIVERSITY, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, AAS-SPEAKING-LISTENING, AAS-HUMAN RELATIONS, AA-AAS-T-COMMUNICATION, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES

ECED 235 Educ Yng Children in a Diverse Society:Diversity 3 Search Schedule
A look at the development of multiculturalism and diversity within children and its impact on early childhood environments. Practical skills in building an anti-bias classroom. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY

ENGL 201 Women in Literature: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Focuses on literary contributions of women from at least three cultures within the United States or three areas of the world. Explores intersections of gender, ethnicity, sexuality, class, and culture as expressed in literature. Students gain knowledge of themselves as readers with complex cultural identities and learn of experiences, values and cultures not their own and develop strategies for reading, analysis, and interpretation. This course was formerly known as LIT 201. Prerequisite: "C-" or better in ENGL& 101 (formerly WRIT 101) or concurrent enrollment.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES
ENGL 250 American Ethnic Literature: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Focuses on the literary contributions of one or more ethnic groups in the United States. Students gain knowledge of themselves as readers with complex cultural identities. They also gain knowledge of literary texts by American ethnic writers as expressions that emerged from complex cultural, social, and historical circumstances and as opportunities to learn of experiences and cultures not their own and to encounter differing values. This course was formerly known as LIT 211. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 (formerly WRIT 101) completion with a "C-" or better, or concurrent enrollment.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES

HUM 121 Multicultural America,Past to Present: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Focuses on the history, culture, and contributions of various ethnic groups in the United States and the construction of "American" identity through power and privilege, past to present. Students gain knowledge of other groups' history and cultural heritage and develop skills in intercultural communications and critical thinking for education, community and work, environments. Meets Diversity Course Criteria. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, AAS-HUMAN RELATIONS, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES
HUM 219 Hip Hop Culture and Music: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Explores the historical and political dynamics of hip hop culture including music, dance, and visual art. Examines the development of hip hop through the history of African American musical forms such as spirituals, blues, jazz, R&B, and soul. Explores the relationship between individuals, hip hop culture, and a pluralistic, democratic society. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES

IIS 129 Introduction to Middle Eastern Studies:Diversity 5 Search Schedule
An interdisciplinary introduction to the Middle East. Explores the geography, religion, political economy, culture, and history of the contemporary Middle East and how those elements help shape contemporary problems. An analysis of the Israel-Palestine Question and the Iraq War. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES
IIS 130 Introduction to East Asian Studies: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Through an interdisciplinary approach this course will expand to the diverse ethnic and cultural world of East Asia. Topics of exploration include settlement and conflict, religious values and beliefs, colonization, economic power, political influence, and ethnic diversity. In an effort to understand major world events, both dominant and subordinate groups will receive equal consideration. The specific countries of our inquiry include China, Japan, the Korea's, Mongolia, and Taiwan. Specific countries and topics to be discussed will vary according to the expertise of the instructor and current events. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 (formerly WRIT 101) or concurrent enrollment.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES
IIS 131 Intro South & Southeast Asian Studies: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Explores the diverse ethnic and cultural world of South and Southeast Asia through an interdisciplinary approach. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or concurrent enrollment.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES

NURS 111 Integrated Nursing Care I: Diversity 2 Search Schedule
Introduces concepts and theories basic to the art and science of the nursing role with an emphasis on health promotion across the lifespan. Prerequisite: Successful admission to the Nursing Program.
Distribution: DIVERSITY
NURS 114 Ethics and Policy in Health Care I: Diversity 1 Search Schedule
First in a series of five courses that explores values, ethics, and legal decision-making frameworks and policies used to support the well-being of people and groups within the context of the healthcare professions. Taught in an integrated format with theory NURS 111. This course is cross listed with HUM 235. Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Successful admission to the Nursing Program and successful completion or current enrollment in NURS 111, 112, 113, 114, 115 and 116.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, HUMANITIES, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES
NURS 115 Psychosocial Issues in Health Care I: Diversity 1 Search Schedule
First in a series of five courses that examines some determinants of health and illness including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual, and cultural dimensions across the lifespan and within the context of health care. Taught in an integrated format with NURS 111. This course is cross listed with PSYC 235. Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Successful admission to the Nursing Program and successful completion or current enrollment in NURS 111, 112, 113, 114, 115 and 116.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE

PSYC 116 Psychology of Human Relations: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
An introduction to the study of human relations, self-concept and the internal influences on one's thoughts, feelings and behaviors. An examination of the external and sociocultural influences on our personal and professional relationships. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AAS-HUMAN RELATIONS, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE

SOC& 201 Social Problems: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Uses sociological perspectives to examine social issues and solutions, including racism, gender discrimination, economic inequality, and other contemporary public controversies. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 205 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Explores the concepts of race and ethnicity through a sociological lens. Examines race and ethnicity as an organizing principle of identity, interactions and social institutions with focus on social structures, inequalities, and power. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 225 Sociology of the Family: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
A sociological approach to the social institution of the family including historical, multi-cultural and contemporary theoretical perspectives. Examines the micro (interpersonal) and macro (societal) approaches in studying the family. Topics include the social construction of the family, race/ethnicity, social class, gender, sexual orientation, families through the lifespan, social change and family policy. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 235 Sociology of Gender: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Focuses on the social construction of gender and gender inequalities. Examines gender as an organizing principle of identity, interactions, and social institutions. Other topics include media, family, culture, relationships, health, and intersectionality with race and social class. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 245 Social Movements: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
An in-depth sociological examination of social movements. Includes a review of the literature on historical and current social movements and an examination of social movement theories. Students study a modern social movement by participating in a social movement organization of their choice. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 255 Global Sociology: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Examines economic, political and cultural globalization from a sociological perspective. Examines social institutions and socialization from global and cross-cultural perspectives. Includes discussion of the causes and impacts of globalization. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 275 Diverse Sexualities and Culture: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
This course takes a multidisciplinary approach to studying diverse sexualities, specifically homosexuality and transgenderism. The course content will examine the anthropological, sociological and psychological approaches to diverse sexualities, particularly concerning their historical, causational, cross-cultural and institutional aspects. Additional topics include empirical data, the arts, social movements, religion and linguistics. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 285 Food and Society: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Focuses on a sociological and cultural understanding of food, and the social and cultural processes that shape how food is produced, consumed and distributed. Explores food as identity, entertainment, health, and social justice. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE