General Education Program

Social Diversity

African American Experience

CategorySubjectCourseSkill AreasEffective
AAEArt and DesignART 388 African-American ArtCritical Thinking, WritingSP11
AAEAnthropologyANT 270 African-American CultureWriting, Oral Communication 
AAEBlack StudiesBST 200 Introduction to Black StudiesWriting, Oral CommunicationFA08
AAEBlack StudiesBST 300 Black PsychologyCritical Thinking, Information LiteracyFA12
AAEBlack StudiesBST 350 African American Family LifeCritical Thinking, WritingFA14
AAECommunicationCOM 332 Interracial CommunicationCritical Thinking, Writing 
AAEComparative ReligionREL 217 Religion in Black AmericaCritical Thinking, Writing 
AAEComparative ReligionREL 317 Religious Ethics of Malcolm X and Martin Luther KingCritical Thinking, Writing 
AAEEnglishENG 207 African-American LiteratureCritical Thinking, Writing 
AAEEnglishENG 208 Womanism/FeminismCritical Thinking, WritingSP09
AAEEnglishENG 347 Studies in African-American LiteratureCritical Thinking, WritingSP09
AAEHistoryHIS 215 History of African-Americans to 1877Critical Thinking, Writing 
AAEHistoryHIS 216 History of African-Americans Since 1877Critical Thinking, Writing 
AAEHistoryHIS 220H Debates in African American HistoryCritical Thinking, Writing, Oral CommunicationFA15
AAEHistoryHIS 302 US Slavery, Abolition, and Politics, 1820-1860Critical Thinking, Writing, Oral CommunicationSP09
AAEHistoryHIS 317 Civil War and ReconstructionCritical Thinking, Writing, Oral CommunicationSP09
AAEHistoryHIS 318 Black America and AfricaCritical Thinking, Writing 
AAEHistoryHIS 325 Black America Since 1945Critical Thinking, WritingFA10
AAEHistoryHIS 328 Black Gender and Sexuality in U.S. CultureCritical Thinking, WritingFA13
AAEHistoryHIS 329 Black Resistance in the Age of Jim Crow, 1896-1954Critical Thinking, WritingFA09
AAEHistoryHIS 369 Comparative Emancipation: The End of Slavery in the Western HemisphereCritical Thinking, Writing, Oral CommunicationSP09
AAEPhilosophyPHL 252 African-American Social PhilosophyCritical Thinking, WritingFA13
AAEPolitical SciencePSC 217 Urban Politics and the African-American ExperienceCritical Thinking, Writing 
AAESocial WorkSWK 150 The Black Experience and Contemporary SocietyCritical Thinking, Group Work 
AAESociologySOC 380 Racial and Ethnic InequalityCritical Thinking, Writing 
AAESpeech and HearingSPH 438 Cultural Diversity in Communication Sciences and DisordersCritical Thinking, Oral Communication 
AAETheatreTHE 216 African American Theatre ICritical Thinking, WritingFA10
AAETheatreTHE 318 African American Theatre IICritical Thinking, WritingFA10
AAEUrban StudiesUST 202 Cleveland: The African-American ExperienceCritical Thinking, Information Literacy 
AAEUrban StudiesUST 203 The African-American Experience: ClevelandCritical Thinking, Information LiteracyFA20
AAEUrban StudiesUST 251 The African-American Image on FilmCritical Thinking, Information Literacy 
AAEUrban StudiesUST 302 Contemporary Urban Issues (Cross-listed with PSM 302)Critical Thinking, Information Literacy 
AAEUrban Studies

UST 493 Urban Issues (only when taken for Honors)
Topic - Cleveland: Its Legacy and Its Future (Temporary Status)

Critical Thinking, Information LiteracyFA20 only

U.S. Diversity

CategorySubjectCourseSkill AreasEffective
USDAnthropologyANT 100 Human DiversityCritical Thinking, Information Literacy 
USDAnthropologyANT 210 Introduction to Native American StudiesGroup Work 
USDCommunicationCOM 331 Gender & CommunicationCritical Thinking, Writing 
USDComparative ReligionREL 248 Race, Immigration and Religion in AmericaCritical Thinking, WritingFA12
USDComparative ReligionREL 274 Buddhism and Hinduism in AmericaCritical Thinking, WritingFA12
USDEducation Curriculum and FoundationsEDB 242 Introduction to EducationWriting, Critical Thinking, Oral CommunicationFA19
USDEducationEDC 200 Diversity in Educational SettingsCritical Thinking, Group Work, Oral Communication 
USDEngineering ScienceESC 205 Disability, Empathy & Technology I (if taken with ESC 305)Writing, Oral CommunicationSP19
USDEngineering ScienceESC 305 Disability, Empathy & Technology II (if taken with ESC 205)Writing, Oral CommunicationSP19
USDEnglishENG 210 Native American LiteratureCritical Thinking, WritingSP09
USDEnglishENG 248 Multicultural Literature of USCritical Thinking, WritingSP09
USDEnglishENG 348 Studies in Multicultural LiteratureCritical Thinking, WritingSP09
USDEnglishENG 359 Studies in Late American LiteratureWriting, Oral CommunicationFA20
USDEnglishENG 363 Gender Issues in LiteratureCritical Thinking, WritingSP09
USDHistoryHIS 316H H: History of the American West - HonorsCritical Thinking, WritingFA10
USDHistoryHIS 327 American Sexual Communities and PoliticsCritical Thinking, Writing 
USDHealth, Physical Education and RecreationHPR 250 Diversity & SportWriting, Oral Communication 
USDHealth SciencesHSC 305 Culture and Health CareCritical Thinking, Oral Communication 
USDHealth SciencesHSC 346 Women's HealthCritical Thinking, Oral Communication 
USDHealth SciencesHSC 444 Social Issues in Health CareCritical Thinking, WritingSP09
USDNursingNUR 404 Diversity and Inclusion in NursingWriting, Information LiteracyFA20
USDPhilosophyPHL 254H Philosophy of Gender and RaceCritical Thinking, WritingFA15
USDPolitical SciencePSC 305 Cultural Diversity in U.S. PoliticsCritical Thinking, Writing 
USDPsychologyPSY 255 Psychology of WomenCritical Thinking, Group Work 
USDPsychologyPSY 356 Multicultural PsychologyCritical Thinking, Group WorkSP12
USDSociologySOC 201 Race, Class and GenderQuantitative Literacy, Writing 
USDSociologySOC 201H H: Race, Class and Gender HonorsCritical Thinking, WritingFA09
USDSociologySOC 317 Sociology of GenderCritical Thinking, Writing 
USDSpeech and HearingSPH 241 Survey of Deaf CultureCritical Thinking, Group Work 
USDUrban StudiesUST 453 Managing Urban DiversityCritical Thinking, Group WorkSP09
USDUrban StudiesUST 455 Gender and LeadershipGroup Work, Oral Communication 
USDWomen's and Gender StudiesWGS 151 Introduction to Women's & Gender StudiesCritical Thinking, Oral Communication 

Previously Approved Social Diversity

Previously Approved African-American Experience

Category Subject Course Effective
AAE English ENG 207H Honors: African American Literature; The City FA08-FA14
AAE History HIS 305 Social Thought of African-Americans FA08-SU14
AAE History HIS 324 Defining Black America Until SU19
AAE History HIS 326 African American History Through Sacred Music SP09-SU19
AAE Public Safety Management PSM 302 Contemporary Urban Issues (Cross-listed with UST 302) FA08-FA11
AAE Sociology SOC 215 Black/White Interaction FA08-SU12

Previously Approved U.S. Diversity

Category Subject Course Effective
USD Art and Design Art 341 Multicultural Aesthetics FA14-FA18
USD Anthropology ANT 224 Sex, Gender and Culture SP11-FA14
USD Anthropology ANT 243 Language and Gender FA09-SU14
USD Nonprofit Administration NAD 453 Managing Urban Diversity SP09-FA11
USD Nonprofit Administration NAD 455 Gender and Leadership FA08-FA11
USD Philosophy PHL 253 Philosophy of Feminism SP09-SU14
USD Public Safety Management PSM 453 Managing Urban Diversity SP09-FA11
USD World Languages,
Literatures and Cultures
WLC 245 Arabic Resources of Cleveland SP09-SP19