WAYS 103 -- Exposes students to concepts necessary to live, work and create in the diverse populations and social identities that characterize the U.S., including but not limited to: race, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, disability status, socioeconomic status, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, and age. In doing so, students will explore personal and societal assumptions about differences, and examine systemic cultural, political, and economic imbalances. This course encourages civil and respectful discourse (e.g., in-class conversations, presentations, dialogue, spoken work performances, debates) about difficult topics and charged issues. Gen Ed: WAYS 103. Fall and Spring.
Instructor: Nazeer, Ph.D., Fathima