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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Undergraduate Certificate

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DEI Undergraduate Certificate Program Mission 

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion certificate program offers students the opportunity to explore DEI concepts through coursework and applied projects. Students will develop the skills and knowledge needed to be an agent of positive change in a culturally pluralistic world and communicate with compassion in diverse environments.  

DEI Undergraduate Certificate Program Goals 

Students will:

  • Engage in reflection upon their own cultures and identities.  
  • Identify and analyze their implicit biases.
  • Explain the historical, political, social, and economic contexts that influence institutions, societies, and human life. 
  • Correlate diverse and inclusive populations within organizations and societies with improved social and economic outcomes, 
  • Develop a plan to promote diverse, equitable, and inclusive environments, communities, and organizations. 


This program aims to promote a more inclusive campus and community by educating students on topics related to culture, racial relations, discrimination prevention, intercultural competency, implicit bias, and promoting inclusivity and belonging. 

The certificate requires 15 credit hours, consisting of the ED 4340  Capstone course and 12 additional credits chosen from the following list of electives.

Up to 6 credit hours of these courses may be used to fulfill the related hours used in the student’s major. 

Also Required:

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