1996-2013 U.S. Diversity Course Archive

Comprehensive list of courses approved 1996-2013 for the U.S. Diversity Requirement

3 credits except where noted View U.S. Diversity courses from the current catalog

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A M D 165 Appearance in Society (designator changed from T C in 13-14 catalog)
Af Am 106X Black Community Leadership and Its Development
Af Am 201 Introduction to African American Studies
Af Am 252 (Thtre 252) African American Theatre Production
Af Am 259X African American Leadership (approved LAS 7-14-2009)
Af Am 330 (Soc 330) Ethnic and Race Relations
Af Am 333 (Anthr 333) African American Ethnology (not offered after summer 2005)
Af Am 334 (Relig 334) African American Religious Experience
Af Am 347 (Engl 347) Survey of African American Literature
Af Am 348 (Engl 348) Contemporary African American Literature (not offered after SS 2011)
Af Am 349 (Engl 349) Selected Topics in Minority Literature of the U.S. (not offered after summer 2001, see Engl 349)
Af Am 350 (W S 350) African American Women
Af Am 353 (Hist 353) History of African Americans I
Af Am 354 (Hist 353) History of African Americans II
Af Am 358X Black Nationalism and Pan-Africanism (approved LAS 7-14-2009)
Af Am 381 (Music 381) Survey of Black American Music (not offered after summer 2001)
Af Am 395X Africa and Black America Relations (Approved, LAS 11/07)
Af Am 447X Slavery, Racism and Lynching (approved LAS 7-14-2009)
Af Am 460 Seminar in African American Culture
Af Am 460X Seminar in African American Culture (Approved FSCC 01-20-2000) (not offered after summer 2001)

Am In 210 Introduction to American Indian Studies
Am In 240 (Engl 240) Introduction to American Indian Literature
Am In 240X (Engl 240X) Introduction to American Indian Literature (Approved FSCC 01-22-2001)
Am In 310 Topics in American Indian Studies
Am In 315 (Anthr 315) Archaeology of North America
Am In 320 (Anthr 320) Cultural Continuity and Change in the Prairie-Plains (Approved FSCC 9-11-00) (not offered after summer 2001)
Am In 322 (Anthr 322) The American Indian (not offered with this title after summer 2003)
Am In 322 (Anthr 322) Peoples and Cultures of Native North America (03-05 catalog)
Am In 328 (Relig 328) American Indian Religions
Am In 328X (Relig 328X) Introduction to American Indian Religions (Approved FSCC 01-20-2000) (not offered after Summer 2001)
Am In 332 (Anthr 332) American Indians Today  (not offered after summer 2001)
Am In 342X (Engl 342X, W S 342X) American Indian Women Writers (Approved FSCC 01-22-2001)
Am In 346 (Engl 346) American Indian Literature
Am In 349X  American Indians in Law, Literature, and Social Sciences (Approved FSCC 02-05-2001)
Am In 380/580 (Art H 380/580, Dsn S 380/580)  North American Indian Art (not offered after summer 2005)
Am In 415 (Anthr 415) Archaeology of North America (not offered after Summer 1999)
Am In 420 (Anthr 420) Cultural Continuity and Change in the Prairie-Plains (Approved FSCC 9-11-00)--number change to 320 11-12 catalog.
Am In 426 (Arch, Dsn S) Topics in Native American Architecture--number changed F07 from 528C.
Am In 432 (Anthr 432) American Indians Today (not offered under this title after summer 2003)
Am In 432 (Anthr 432) Current Issues in Native North America (03-05 catalog)--number change to 322 11-12 catalog.

Anthr 312/512 Psychological Anthropology (not offered after Summer 2011)
Anthr 313/513 The Family and Kinship in Cross-Cultural Perspectives (Effective Fall 2007, Approved for International Perspectives only. Not approved for U.S. Diversity.)
Anthr 315/515 (Am In 315) Archaeology of North America
Anthr 320 (Am In 320) Cultural Continuity and Change in the Prairie-Plains (Approved FSCC 9-11-00) (not offered after Summer 2001)
Anthr 322/522 (Am In 322) The American Indian (not offered under this title after summer 2003)
Anthr 322/522 (Am In 322) Peoples and Cultures of Native North America (03-05 catalog)
Anthr 332 (Am In 332) American Indians Today (not offered after Summer 2001)
Anthr 333 (Af Am 333) African American Ethnology (not offered after summer 2005)
Anthr 333 Asian American Material Cultures (Formerly LAS - changed to Anthr for 11-12 catalog)
Anthr 412/512 Psychological Anthropology
Anthr 415/515 (Am In 415) Archaeology of North America (not offered after Summer 1999)
Anthr 420/520 (Am In 420) Cultural Continuity and Change in the Prairie-Plains (Approved FSCC 9-11-00)--number change to 320 11-12 catalog.
Anthr 432 (Am In 432) American Indians Today (not offered under this title after summer 2003)
Anthr 432 (Am In 432) Current Issues in Native North America (03-05 catalog) --number change to 322 11-12 catalog.

Arch 320/Dsn S 320 History of the American City (Approved College of Design October 5, 2011)
Arch 321/Dsn S 321 History of the American City (renumbered from Arch 320/Dsn S 320)
Arch 420 History of American Architecture
Arch 426 (Am In, Dsn S) Topics in Native American Architecture--number changed F07 from 528C.
Arch 471 (Hous 471) Design for All People (not offered after summer 2005)
Arch 486  Changing States: Identity and Difference (approved FSCC 11-14-97) (not offered after summer 2003)
Arch 528C Topical Studies in History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture: History of Native American/American Indian Architecture (2 or 3 cr.)
Arch 529X Spatial Dialectics in the American Midwest (approved FSCC 11-16-06)
Arch 566 (Hous 566) Housing for Specific Groups (not offered after summer 2005)
Arch 571 (Dsn S, Geron 571) Design for All People (previously 471)

Art 292 (Dsn S 292) Dimensions of Art and Design

ArtGr 388. Graphic Design History/Theory/ Criticism II. (Dual-listed with 588.) (approved FSCC 2-8-06)

Art H 292 (Dsn S 292) Dimensions of Art and Design (renumbered from Art 292 in 11-12 catalog)
Art H 380/580 (Am In 380/580, Dsn S 380/580) North American Indian Art (not offered after summer 2005)
Art H 386X American Art to 1945
Art H 394/594 (Dsn S 394, W S 394) Women in Art--renumbered to 494 removed dual list for 12-13 cat.
Art H 494 (Dsn S 494, W S 494)
Art H 395 (Dsn S 395) Art and Theory Since 1945
Art H 395/595 Contemporary Art and Theory Since 1970 (not offered after Summer 2001)
Art H 495/595 (Dsn S 495) Contemporary Art and Theory Since 1945 (not offered with this title after summer 2005)
Art H 495/595 (Dsn S 495/595) Art and Theory Since 1945 (05-07 catalog)--renumbered to 395 (dual list removed)

Art ID 463 (Geron 463, HD FS 463) Environments for the Aging


Biol 307 (W S 307) Women in Science and Engineering


C I 250 (Sp Ed 250) Education of the Exceptional Learner in a Diverse Society
C I 406 Multicultural Nonsexist Education (2 cr.) before Fall 2001
C I 406 Multicultural Gender Fair Education (3 cr.)
C I 450 Ethnicity and Learning
C I 451 Ethnicity and Learning Practicum

CmDis 286 (Ling 286) Basic Sign Language

ComSt (Sp Cm, W S) 323 Gender and Communication (approved FSCC 3/22/04) COMST 323 not available after summer 2013.

C R P 270 (Dsn S 270) Forces Shaping Our Metropolitan Environment
C R P 427/527 Social Policy Planning (not offered after summer 2005)
CL PS/LAS 322 Leadership Styles and Strategies in a Diverse Society (cross-list to CL PS added for 14-15 catalog)


Dsn S 270 (C R P 270) Forces Shaping Our Metropolitan Environment
Dsn S 274 (L A 274) The Social and Behavioral Landscape (approved FSCC 9-16-2002)
Dsn S 292 (Art 292) Dimensions of Art and Design
Dsn S 320/Arch 320 History of the American City (Approved College of Design October 5, 2011)
Dsn S 321/Arch 321 History of the American City (renumbered from Arch 320/Dsn S 320)
Dsn S 380/580 (Am In 380/580, Art H 380/580) North American Indian Art (not offered after summer 2005)
Dsn S 394 (Art H 394, W S 394) Women in Art
Dsn S 395 (Art H 395) Art and Theory Since 1946
Dsn S 426 (Am In, Arch) Topics in Native American Architecture--number changed F07 from 528C.
Dsn S 445 Public Art/Public Space (added to 12-13 catalog from experimental status.)
Dsn S 445X Public Art/Public Space
Dsn S 463 (HD FS 463) Housing Environments for Elderly and Disabled Persons (Dsn S 463 discontinued in 05-07 catalog; see Art ID 463, Geron 463, HD FS 463)
Dsn S 471 (Arch 471) Design for all People (not offered after summer 2005)
Dsn S 394/594 (Art H 394, W S 394) Women in Art--renumbered to 494 removed dual list for 12-13 cat.
Dsn S 494 (Art H 494, W S 494)
Dsn S 495 (Art H 495) Contemporary Art and Theory Since 1945 (not offered with this title after summer 2005)
Dsn S 495/595 (Art H 495) Art and Theory Since 1946 (05-07 catalog)--renumbered to 395 for 11-12
Dsn S 566 (Arch 566) Housing for Specific Groups (not offered after summer 2005)
Dsn S 571 (Arch, Geron 571) Design for All People (previously 471)
Dsn S 595 (Art H 595) Contemporary Art and Theory Since 1970 (not offered with this title after summer 2005)


Econ 321 (W S 321) Economics of Discrimination
Econ 378 (GERON 378, HD FS 378) Retirement Contexts and Planning (renumbered from 448 for 09-11)
Econ 448 (HD FS 448) Economics of Aging (95-97 catalog only)

El Ed 250 (Sp Ed 250) Education of the Exceptional Learner in a Diverse Society (not offered after Summer 2001)
El Ed 406 (SecEd 406) Multicultural Nonsexist Education (2 cr.) (not offered after Summer 2001)
El Ed 450 Ethnicity and Learning (not offered after Summer 2001)
El Ed 451 Ethnicity and Learning Practicum  (not offered after Summer 2001)

Engl 202X U.S. Multicultural Literatures (offered Fall 2002 only)
Engl 240 (Am In 240) Introduction to American Indian Literature
Engl 240X (Am In 240X) Introduction to American Indian Literature (Approved FSCC 01-22-2001) (not offered after summer 2005)
Engl 276X Reading Race in American Popular Culture (Approved LAS 3-15-13)
Engl 340 (W S 340) Survey of Women's Literature
Engl 342X (Am In 342X, W S 342X) American Indian Women Writers (Approved FSCC 01-22-2001)
Engl 344 U.S. Latino/a Literature
Engl 345 (W S 345) Women and Literature: Selected Topics
Engl 346 (Am In 346) American Indian Literature
Engl 347 (Af Am 347) Survey of African American Literature
Engl 348 (Af Am 348) Contemporary African American Literature
Engl 349 (Af Am 349) Selected Topics in Minority Literatures of the U.S.
Engl 352X (W S 352X) Gay and Lesbian Literature (approved FSCC 4/27/06)
Engl 422 (Ling 422, W S 422) Women, Men, and the English Language
Engr 327X Voices of Public Policy (Approved College of Engineering 9-2-08)


FCEdS 379 Educational Aspects of Family and Consumer Social Issues

FS HN 463 Community Nutrition


Geron 377 (HD FS 377) Aging and the Family
Geron 378 (ECON 378, HD FS 378) Retirement Contexts and Planning (renumbered from 448 for 09-11)
Geron 448 (HD FS 448) Economics of Aging
Geron 463/563 (Art ID 463, HD FS 463) Environments for the Aging formerly Housing and Environments for Persons who are Elderly and Disabled
Geron 471 (Arch 471) Design for All People (not offered after summer 2005)
Geron 476 (Soc 476) The Aged in American Society (approved FSCC 12-8-97) (not offered after summer 2005)
Geron 566 (Hous 566) Housing for Special Groups (not offered after summer 2005)

Geron 571 (Arch 571, Dsn S) Design for All People (previously 471)


HD FS 239 Housing Environments for Children and Families (not offered after Summer 2001)
HD FS 239 Housing and Consumer Issues (2001-2003 catalog)
HD FS 240 Literature for Children
HD FS 249 Parenting and Family Diversity Issues (number change from 349 in 11-12)
HD FS 270 Family Diversity Across Cultures (not offered after summer 2005)
HD FS 275X Understanding Individual Differences from Diverse Populations (approved FSCC 4-2-2001) (not offered after Summer 2001)
HD FS 276 Human Sexuality
HD FS 349 Parenting and Family Diversity Issues
HD FS 360 Housing and Services for Families with Special Needs
HD FS 377 (Geron 377) Aging and the Family
HD FS 378 (ECON 378, GERON 378) Retirement Contexts and Planning (renumbered from 448 for 09-11)
HD FS 437/537 (Psych 437) Characteristics of Giftedness (not offered after summer 2005)
HD FS 448 (Geron 448) Economics of Aging
HD FS 463/563 (Art ID 463, Geron 463) Environments for the Aging; formerly Housing and Environments for Persons who are Elderly and Disabled

Hist 240 Latina/o History
Hist 240X Latina/o History (approved FSCC 11-1-99) (not offered after Summer 2001)
Hist 345 U.S. Immigration History (not offered with this title after Summer 2005)
Hist 345 U.S. Immigration, Race, and Ethnicity (05-07 catalog)
Hist 345X Immigration and Population in the United States of America (approved FSCC 5-15-2000) (not offered after Summer 2001)
Hist 353 (Af Am 353) History of African Americans I
Hist 354 (Af Am 354) History of African Americans II
Hist 380 (W S 380) History of Women in Science, Technology & Medicine (approved FSCC 2-8-99)
Hist 386 (W S 386) History of Women in America (approved FSCC 3-31-2000)
Hist 445X History of Mexican Immigration to the United States (approved FSCC 6-19-2003)
Hist 473 Civil Rights and Black Power
Hist 473X Civil Rights and the Black Power Movements Since 1954 (approved FSCC 11-20-97) (not offered after Summer 2001)
Hist 486X (W S 486X) History of Medicine, Gender, and the Body(approved FSCC 4-27-2001) (not offered after Summer 2001)

Honors Seminars approved by semester

Hon 305 Reflective Thinking: Culture (approved FSCC 10-18-99)

Hous 471 (Arch 471) Design for All People (not offered in Housing after Summer 2001)
Hous 566 (Arch 566) Housing for Specific Groups (not offered in Housing after Summer 2001)


I E 325X (W S 325X) Women and Men in the Engineering Workplace (Approved FSCC 9-16-2002)
Ind D 387X History of Industrial Design Part 1 (Approved Design College 4-2013)


Jl MC 477 Ethnicity, Gender, Class and the Media (approved FSCC 11-20-97)


LA 272 Cultural Landscape Studies (title in 03-05 catalog)
L A 272 Introduction to Landscape Architectural Theory: Cultural Landscapes of the Midwest (approved FSCC 2-26-2002) (not offered with this title after summer 2003)
L A 274 (Dsn S 274) The Social and Behavioral Landscape (approved FSCC 9-16-2002)

LAS 150 Society, Culture and Change in a Diverse Nation (approved FSCC 3-27-2003)
LAS 160 Introduction to Race and Ethnicity in America (approved FSCC 1-18-2007)not offered after SS2011
LAS 161 Studies in Race and Ethnicity in America (approved FSCC 1-18-2007)not offered after SS2011
LAS 160X Introduction to Race and Ethnicity in America (approved FSCC 1-18-2007)
LAS 161X Studies in Race and Ethnicity in America (approved FSCC 1-18-2007)


LAS 211 Introduction to U.S. Latino/a Studies
LAS 222X (W S 222X) Leadership Styles and Strategies in a Diverse Society (approved FSCC 2-17-2005)
--cross list W S 222 removed for 12-13 catalog
LAS 322/CL PS Leadership Styles and Strategies in a Diverse Society (renumberd from 222 in 13-14 catalog; cross-list to CL PS added for 14-15 catalog)
LAS 325 Asian American Culture: History and Community
LAS 325X Asian American Culture: History and Community (approved FSCC 6-17-99) (not offered after Summer 2001)
LAS 328X Asian American Cultural History (approved LAS 3-16-09)
LAS 350D (2-4 cr.) "Portrayal of Sexualities and Gender in the Media" (specific title approved LAS 3-16-09)
LAS 380 Life in Iowa Orientation. Cr. 1 (approved FSCC 3-8-2006) not offered after summer 2011
LAS 381 Life in Iowa Seminar: Place and Purpose (approved FSCC 2-8-2006)
LAS 491B U.S. Diversity Project (approved LAS 7/18/12)

Ling 286 (Cm Dis 286) Basic Sign Language
Ling 422 (Engl 422) Women, Men, and the English Language


Mat E 391X Preparation for Foreign Study (approved FSCC 12/13/01)

Mgmt 472 Management of Diversity

Music 304 History of American Rock 'N Roll (approved LAS 10/24/2011)
Music 381 (Af Am 381) Survey of Black American Music (not offered after Summer 2001)
Music 472 History of American Music


Phil 235 Ethical Issues in a Diverse Society (approved FSCC 11-14-97)
Phil 338 (W S 338) Feminism Philosophy (approved FSCC 4-2-2001)

Pol S 332X Latino Politics (approved FSCC 2-2-2005)
Pol S 333X Democracy and Diversity in America (approved LAS 9-4-2009)
Pol S 345X Immigration Policy (approved FSCC 6-19-2003) Not available for U.S. Diversity after October 2011. Approved for IP by LAS October 5, 2011.
Pol S 385 (W S 385) Women in Politics

Psych 345X Individual Differences
Psych 346 (W S 346) Psychology of Women
Psych 347 U.S. Latino/a Psychology 11-12 catalog
Psych 347X U.S. Latino/a Psychology (approved LAS 9/2007, 4/2009)
Psych 436 Individual Differences and Exceptional Patterns of Development
Psych 437/537 (HD FS 437) Characteristics of Giftedness


Relig 210 Religion in America
Relig 233 Introduction to Judaism (approved FSCC 2/3/00; not available after Fall 2007)
Relig 328 (Am In328) American Indian Religions
Relig 328X (Am In328X) Introduction to American Indian Religions (Approved FSCC 01-20-2000) (not offered after Summer 2001)
Relig 334 (Af Am 334) African American Religious Experience
Relig 336 (W S 336) Women and Religion
Relig 338 Latino/a Religious Experience
Relig 342 Religion and U.S. Latino/a Literature (Approved FSCC 04-19-2004)
Relig 342X Religion and U.S. Latino/a Literature (Approved FSCC 04-19-2004)
Relig 355X Judaism (approved FSCC 11-14-97) (not offered after Summer 2001)
Relig 380 Catholic Social Thought (approved LAS 10/21/13)


SecEd 406 (El Ed 406) Multicultural Nonsexist Education (2 cr.) (offered as C I 406 after Summer 2001)

Soc 235 Social Problems
Soc 327 (W S 327) Sex and Gender in Society
Soc 328 (W S 328) Sociology of Masculinities and Manhood (Approved FSCC 01-20-2000)
Soc 328X (W S 328X) Sociology of Masculinities and Manhood (Approved FSCC 01-20-2000) (not offered after Summer 2001)
Soc 330 (Af Am 330) Ethnic and Race Relations
Soc 331 Social Class and Inequality
Soc 332 Latino/a Experience in U.S. Society
Soc 431 Chicanos/as in Contemporary Society (approved FSCC 11-14-97) --not available after SS2011
Soc 431X Chicanos/as in Contemporary Society (approved FSCC 11-14-97) (not offered after Summer 2001)
Soc 476 (Geron 476) The Aged in American Society (approved FSCC 12-8-97)

Sp Cm 216X Great Speakers and Speeches (approved LAS 5-4-2011)
Sp Cm 323 (Com St, W S 323) Gender and Communication (approved FSCC 3/22/04)

Sp Ed 250 (El Ed 250) Education of the Exceptional Learner in a Diverse Society


T C 165 Appearance in Society (designator changed to A M D in 13-14)
T C 342 Aesthetics of Everyday Experience

Thtre 252 (Af Am 252) African American Theatre Production


U St 105 Carver Academy Seminar, freshman (1 cr.) (approved FSCC 3-24-05)
U St 106 Carver Academy Seminar, freshman (1 cr.) (approved FSCC 3-24-05)
U St 150 Dialogues on Diversity (1 cr.)
U St 150X Dialogues on Diversity (1 cr.) (approved FSCC 10-18-99) (not offered after Summer 2001)
U St 160X Gender Justice (1 cr.)(approved FSCC 10-13-04)
U St 205 Carver Academy Seminar, peer mentors (1 cr.) (approved FSCC 3-24-05)
U St 206 Carver Academy Seminar, peer mentors (1 cr.) (approved FSCC 3-24-05)
U St 290N/490N Forum on Race and Ethnicity in the United States; 290: freshman/sophomore classification; 490: junior/senior classification (approved FSCC 01-20-2000) ; not available after SS2011
U St 321 NCORE Scholars: Race and Ethnicity in the U.S. (approved FSCC 3-25-10)



WLC 105X Elementary American Sign Language I (Approved LAS 12/6/13)
WLC 106X Elementary American Sign Language II (Approved LAS 12/6/13)
WLC 275X Topics in Deaf Culture (Approved LAS 12/6/13)

W S 160 Gender Justice (1 cr.) (changed from U St 160 Fall 2009)
W S 201 Introduction to Women's Studies
W S 203 Lesbian Cultures and Communities
W S 203X Lesbian Cultures and Communities (approved FSCC 11-1-99) (not offered after Summer 2001)
W S 205X Introduction to Queer Studies (approved FSCC 11-7-05)
W S 222X (LAS 222X) Leadership Styles and Strategies in a Diverse Society (approved FSCC 2-17-2005)
--W S removed for 12-13 catalog.
W S 307 (Biol 307) Women in Science and Engineering
W S 302X Issues in Women's Health and Reproduction (approved FSCC 11-7-05)
W S 321 (Econ 321) Economics of Discrimination
W S 323 (Com St 323, Sp Cm 323) Gender and Communication (approved FSCC 3/22/04)
W S 325X (I E 325X) Women and Men in the Engineering Workplace (Approved FSCC 9-16-2002)
W S 325X Portrayals of Gender and Sexualities in the Media (Approved FSCC 3-3-2010)
W S 325 Portrayals of Gender and Sexualities in the Media (catalog 13-14)
W S 327 (Soc 327) Sex and Gender in Society
W S 328 (Soc 328) Sociology of Masculinities and Manhood
W S 328X (Soc 328X) Sociology of Masculinities and Manhood (Approved FSCC 01-20-2000) (not offered after Summer 2001)
W S 333 Women and Leadership (approved LAS 9-2013)
W S 336 (Relig 336) Women and Religion
W S  338 (Phil 338) Feminism Philosophy (approved FSCC 4-2-2001)
W S 340 (Engl 340) Survey of Women's Literature
W S 342X (Am In 342X, Engl 342X) American Indian Women Writers (Approved FSCC 01-22-2001)

W S 345 (Engl 345) Women and Literature: Selected Topics
W S 346 (Psych 346) Psychology of Women
W S 350 (Af Am 350) African American Women
W S 352X (Engl 352X) Gay and Lesbian Literature (approved FSCC 4/27/06)
W S 380 (Hist 380) History of Women in Science, Technology & Medicine (approved FSCC 2-22-99)
W S 383 (Zool 383) Women in Science and Engineering (not offered after summer 2005)
W S 385 (Pol S 385) Women in Politics
W S 386 History of Women in America (cross list: Hist 386)(approved FSCC 3-31-2000)
W S 394/594 (Art H 394/594) Women in Art
W S 420X Issues in Womens Health and Reproduction (approved FSCC 2-26-2002; first offered S03)
W S 422 (Engl 422) Women, Men, and the English Language
W S 486X (Hist 486X) History of Medicine, Gender, and the Body(approved FSCC 4-27-2001) (not offered after Summer 2001)
W S 394/594 (Dsn S 394, Art H 394) Women in Art--renumbered to 494 removed dual list for 12-13 cat.
W S 494 (Dsn S 494, Art H 494)


Zool 383 (W S 383) Women in Science and Engineering (not offered after summer 2005)

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