2016-2017 U.S. Diversity Courses

U.S. Diversity Requirement

The following courses from the current catalog are approved for the U.S. Diversity Requirement. See the note on the Schedule of Classes to verify a course will be applied to the U.S. Diversity requirement on your degree audit.

See Archive list for a comprehensive listing of courses approved since 1996


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A M D 165 A M D 165 Dress and Diversity in Society

AESHM 342 Aesthetics of Consumer Experience
AESHM 379 Community Leadership:  Examination of Social Issues

AF AM 201 Introduction to African American Studies
AF AM 330 Ethnic and Race Relations
AF AM 334 African American Religious Experience
AF AM 347 Studies in African American Literature
AF AM 350 Women of Color in the U.S
AF AM 353 History of African Americans I
AF AM 354 History of African Americans II
AF AM 460 Seminar in African American Culture
AF AM 473 Civil Rights and Ethnic Power

AM IN 210 Introduction to American Indian Studies
AM IN 225X American Indians of Iowa
AM IN 240 Introduction to American Indian Literature
AM IN 310A Topics in American Indian Studies: Federal Indian Policy 
AM IN 310B Topics in American Indian Studies: Music, Performance, and Culture
AM IN 310C Topics in American Indian Studies: American Indian Film
AM IN 310D Topics in American Indian Studies: Religions and Spiritual Traditions
AM IN 310E Topics in American Indian Studies: American Indian Education
AM IN 310F Topics in American Indian Studies: Land, Water, and Resources
AM IN 310G Topics in American Indian Studies: Native Art
AM IN 315 Archaeology of North America
AM IN 320 Great Plains Archaeology
AM IN 322 Peoples and Cultures of Native North America
AM IN 332A Current Issues in Native North America: Gender and Family
AM IN 332B Current Issues in Native North America: Indigenous Ecologies and Geographies
AM IN 332C Current Issues in Native North America: Cultural and Political Movements
AM IN 332D Current Issues in Native North America: Regional Focus
AM IN 342 American Indian Women Writers
AM IN 346 American Indian Literature
AM IN 426 Topics in Native American Architecture

ANTHR 225X American Indians of Iowa
ANTHR 315 Archaeology of North America
ANTHR 320 Great Plains Archaeology
ANTHR 322 Peoples and Cultures of Native North America
ANTHR 332A Current Issues in Native North America: Gender and Family
ANTHR 332B Current Issues in Native North America: Indigenous Ecologies and Geographies
ANTHR 332C Current Issues in Native North America: Cultural and Political Movements
ANTHR 332D Current Issues in Native North America: Regional Focus
ANTHR 333 Asian American Material Cultures
ANTHR 515 Archaeology of North America
ANTHR 520 Great Plains Archaeology
ANTHR  532A Current Issues in Native North America: Gender and Family
ANTHR  532B Current Issues in Native North America: Indigenous Ecologies and Geographies
ANTHR  532C Current Issues in Native North America: Cultural and Political Movements
ANTHR  532D Current Issues in Native North America: Regional Focus

ARCH 321 History of the American City
ARCH 420 Topics in American Architecture
ARCH 426 Topics in Native American Architecture
ARCH 529 Spatial Dialectics in the American Midwest
ARCH 571 Design for All People

ART H 292 Introduction to Visual Culture Studies
ART H 386 American Art to 1945
ART H 395 Art and Theory Since 1945
ART H 494 Women/Gender in Art

ARTGR 388 Graphic Design History/Theory/ Criticism II

ARTID 463 Environments for the Aging

ASL 101 American Sign Language I
ASL 102 American Sign Language II
ASL 107X Introduction to the Deaf-World
ASL 275 Topics in Deaf Culture
ASL 325X Deaf Peoples: Pre-World War II


Biol 307 Women in Science and Engineering


C I 405X Social Justice Education and Teaching: Early Childhood and Elementary
C I 406 Multicultural Foundations of School and Society: Introduction
C I 450 Ethnicity and Learning
C I 550 Ethnicity and Learning

C R P 201 The North American Metropolis

CMDIS 286 Communicating with the Deaf

COMST 210X Communication and U.S. Diversity


DSN S 145X Diversity in Art

DSN S 445 Public Art/Public Space


E C P 322 Diversity in the Lives of Young Children and Families

ECON 321 Economics of Discrimination
ECON 378 Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits
ENGL 240 Introduction to American Indian Literature

ENGL 319X Studies in Language and Diversity
ENGL 340 Women's Literature
ENGL 342 American Indian Women Writers
ENGL 344 U.S. Latino/a Literature
ENGL 345 Women and Literature: Selected Topics
ENGL 346 American Indian Literature
ENGL 347 Studies in African American Literature
ENGL 349 Topics in Multicultural Literatures of the United States
ENGL 352 Gay and Lesbian Literature
ENGL 422 Women, Men, and the English Language


FS HN 463 Community Nutrition


GERON 377 Aging and the Family
GERON 378 Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits
GERON 463 Environments for the Aging
GERON 563 Environments for the Aging
GERON 571 Design for All People


H SCI 150 Dialogues on Diversity

HD FS 239 Housing and Consumer Issues
HD FS 240 Literature for Children
HD FS 249 Parenting and Family Diversity Issues
HD FS 270 Family Communications and Relationships
HD FS 276 Human Sexuality
HD FS 360 Housing and Services for Families and Children
HD FS 377 Aging and the Family
HD FS 378 Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits
HD FS 463 Environments for the Aging
HD FS 563 Environments for the Aging HIST 225 Introduction to Asian American Studies

HIST 240 Latina/o History
HIST 333 Asian American Material Cultures
HIST 353 History of African Americans I
HIST 354 History of African Americans II
HIST 371X Mexican American History
HIST 380 History of Women in Science, Technology, and Medicine
HIST 386 History of Women in America
HIST 473 Civil Rights and Ethnic Power

HON 321G The Parable of Prophecy: Understanding Today’s Issues by Examining the Past
HON 321J How Media Influences Perceptions of Crime
HON 321L Human Trafficking in the United States
HON 321Q They Do What? Examining Stereotypes and Perspectives

Honors Seminars approved by semester


IND D 251X Activity-Centered Industrial Design
IND D 387 History of Industrial Design I


JL MC 477 Ethnicity, Gender, Class and the Media


L A 272 Cultural Landscape Studies
L A 274 The Social and Behavioral Landscape

LAS 491B Service Learning: U.S. Diversity Project

LD ST 322 LDRSHP DIVERSE SOCI
LD ST 333 WOMEN & LEADERSHIP

LING 286 Communicating with the Deaf
LING 319X Studies in Language and Diversity
LING 422 Women, Men, and the English Language


MAT E 391 Introduction to US Women's roles in Industry and Preparation for Summer Study

MGMT 472 Management of Diversity

MUSIC 304 History of American Rock 'n' Roll
MUSIC 472 History of American Music


PHIL 235 Ethical Issues in A Diverse Society
PHIL 338 Feminist Philosophy

POL S 333 Democracy and Diversity in America
POL S 385 Women in Politics

PSYCH 346 Psychology of Women
PSYCH 347 U.S. Latino/a Psychology


RELIG 210 Religion in America
RELIG 334 African American Religious Experience
RELIG 336 Women and Religion
RELIG 342 Religion and U.S. Latino/a Literature
RELIG 380 Catholic Social Thought


SOC 235 Social Problems and American Values
SOC 327 Sex and Gender in Society
SOC 328 Sociology of Masculinities and Manhood
SOC 330 Ethnic and Race Relations
SOC 331 Social Class and Inequality
SOC 332 The Latino/Latina Experience in U.S. Society

SP CM 216 Great Speakers and Speeches
SP CM 323 Gender and Communication

SP ED 250 Education of the Exceptional Learner in a Diverse Society


U ST 105 Carver Academy Seminar: Freshmen
U ST 106 Carver Academy Seminar: Freshmen
U ST 205 Carver Academy Seminar: Peer Mentors
U ST 321 NCORE Scholars: Race and Ethnicity in the U.S

US LS 211 Introduction to U.S. Latino/a Studies
US LS 240 LATINA/O HISTORY
US LS 332 The Latino/Latina Experience in U.S. Society
US LS 342 Religion and U.S. Latino/a Literature
US LS 344 U.S. Latino/a Literature
US LS 347 U.S. Latino/a Psychology
US LS 371X Mexican American History
US LS 473 Civil Rights and Ethnic Power


W S 160 Gender Justice
W S 201 Introduction to Women's Studies
W S 201H Introduction to Women's Studies, Honors
W S 203 Introduction to Lesbian Studies
W S 205 Introduction to Queer Studies
W S 307 Women in Science and Engineering
W S 321 Economics of Discrimination
W S 323 Gender and Communication
W S 325 Portrayals of Gender and Sexualities in the Media
W S 327 Sex and Gender in Society
W S 328 Sociology of Masculinities and Manhood
W S 333 Women and Leadership
W S 336 Women and Religion
W S 338 Feminist Philosophy
W S 340 Women's Literature
W S 342 American Indian Women Writers
W S 345 Women and Literature: Selected Topics
W S 346 Psychology of Women
W S 350 Women of Color in the U.S
W S 352 Gay and Lesbian Literature
W S 380 History of Women in Science, Technology, and Medicine
W S 385 Women in Politics
W S 386 History of Women in America
W S 422 Women, Men, and the English Language
W S 494 Women/Gender in Art

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