Diversity Courses

Azusa Pacific University recognizes that diversity is an expression of God's image and boundless creativity. In an effort to integrate diversity studies into the curriculum, pertinent issues are addressed within General Education courses, and specific courses focus on diverse perspectives. APU also offers an ethnic studies minor. For more information, consult the School of Business and Management. The following is a list of courses designed to examine diversity-related topics (more-detailed course information can be found at catalog.apu.edu):

  • ART 403 Multicultural Art
  • MINC 486 Urban Ministry Practicum
  • COMM 495 Special Topics in Communication
  • CCSD 567 Diversity in Student Affairs
  • EDCO 579 Sociocultural Competence
  • EDLS 405 Diversity in the Classroom
  • EDPY 633 Multicultural and Bilingual Assessment and Intervention
  • EDUC 504 Teaching and Cultural Diversity
  • ENGL 364 American Ethnic Literature
  • ENGL 487 Literary Movements
  • ENGL 488 Significant Authors
  • ENGL 489 Literary Topics
  • ETHN 150 Introduction to Ethnic Studies
  • ETHN 355 The Asian American Experience
  • ETHN 356 The African American Experience
  • ETHN 357 The Chicano(a)/Latino(a) Experience
  • GLBL 301 Anthropology for Everyday Life
  • GLBL 305 Peoples and Places
  • GLBL 310 Intercultural Communication
  • GLBL 315 Urban Culture
  • GMIN 509 Urban Anthropology and Christian Ministry
  • GMIN 558 Women and Men in Ministry
  • GMIN 559 Urban Cross-Cultural Ministry
  • GNRS 503 Cultural Competency in Health Care
  • MUS 201 Introduction to World Music
  • MUS 204 Music of Latin America
  • MUS 205 Music of Asia
  • MUS 301 Music of Africa
  • MUS 302 Soul Music
  • PHIL 370 Comparative Religions
  • PSYC 400 Cultural Psychology
  • SOC 358 Human Diversity
  • SOC 359 Immigrant L.A.
  • SOC 405 The Sociology of Gender
  • SOC 464 Social Stratification
  • TESL 530 Intercultural Communication and Language Teaching
  • TESL 535 Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching
  • THEO 480 Theologies of Liberation
  • UBBL 462 Global Biblical Interpretation
  • UNRS 380 Transcultural Health Care Outreach
Note: This information is current for the 2007-08 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.