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. The following courses examine diversity-related topics (visit catalog.apu.edu for more-detailed course information):



Health Care

  • GNRS 503 Cultural Competency in Health Care


Ministry and Religious Studies


Peoples and Cultures


  • CCSD 567 The Role of Diversity in Student Affairs Practice
  • EDCO 579 Sociocultural Competence
  • EDLS 405 Diversity in the Classroom
  • EDPY 633 Multicultural and Bilingual Assessment and Intervention
  • EDUC 504 Teaching and Cultural Diversity
  • TESL 530 Intercultural Communication and Language Teaching
  • TESL 535 Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching

Note: This information is current for the 2021-22 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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