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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 studies 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:

ART 403
Multicultural Art
3
MINC 486
Urban Ministry Practicum
6
COMM 495
Special Topics in Communication
3
CCSD 567
Diversity in Student Affairs
3
EDCO 579
Sociocultural Competence
3
EDLS 405
Diversity in the Classroom
3
EDPY 633
Multicultural and Bilingual Assessment and Intervention
3
EDUC 504
Teaching and Cultural Diversity
3
ENGL 364
American Ethnic Literature
3
ENGL 487
Literary Movements
3
ENGL 488
Significant Authors
3
ENGL 489
Literary Topics
3
ETHN 150
Introduction to Ethnic Studies
3
ETHN 355
The Asian American Experience
3
ETHN 356
The African American Experience
3
ETHN 357
The Chicano(a)/Latino(a) Experience
3
GLBL 301
Anthropology for Everyday Life
3
GLBL 305
Peoples and Places
3
GLBL 310
Intercultural Communication
3
GLBL 315
Urban Culture
3
GMIN 509
Urban Anthropology and Christian Ministry
4
GMIN 558
Women and Men in Ministry
4
GMIN 559
Urban Cross-Cultural Ministry
4
GNRS 503
Cultural Competency in Health Care
2
MUS 201
Introduction to World Music
3
MUS 204
Music of Latin America
3
MUS 205
Music of Asia
3
MUS 301
Music of Africa
3
MUS 302
Soul Music
3
PHIL 370
Comparative Religions
3
PSYC 400
Cultural Psychology
3
SOC 358
Human Diversity
3
SOC 359
Immigrant L.A.
3
SOC 405
The Sociology of Gender
3
SOC 464
Social Stratification
3
TESL 530
Intercultural Communication and Language Teaching
3
TESL 535
Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching
3
THEO 480
Theologies of Liberation
3
UBBL 462
Global Biblical Interpretation
3
UNRS 380
Transcultural Health Care Outreach
2

*Meets a General Education Core (or Elective) Requirement.

**Meets a General Education Elective Requirement.

***Meets the Upper-division Writing Intensive Requirement

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.