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Diversity in Higher Education Minor (In Moratorium)


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American Cultural Studies, University Interdisciplinary Programs

Note: This program option is not currently accepting new students. For further information contact American Cultural Studies at 360-650-3016.

28 credits

Introduction

This interdisciplinary minor will develop multicultural knowledge and competencies that contribute to the development of culturally effective administrators/ practitioners who are open to self-examination, are flexible and knowledgeable about diversity, and are constantly seeking to promote cross-cultural and global understanding. The minor offers an undergraduate background for advanced study in higher education, student affairs administration, as well as graduate studies in public service/public sector areas.

For more information contact Dr. Midori Takagi, Director of American Cultural Studies.

Why Consider a Diversity in Higher Education Minor?

The Diversity in Higher Education Minor is for students wanting to develop multicultural knowledge and competencies that contribute to the development of culturally effective administrators/practitioners who are open to self examination, are flexible and knowledgeable about diversity, and are constantly seeking to promote cross-cultural and global understanding. The minor offers an undergraduate background for advance study in higher education, student affairs administration, as well as graduate studies in public service/public sector areas.

 Contact Information

Co-Program Director
Dr. Midori Takagi
Fairhaven 315
360-650-7381
Midori.Takagi@wwu.edu

Co-Program Director
Dr. Lourdes Gutierrez Najera
Academic Instructional Center 312
360-650-2553
gutierl2@wwu.edu

 Sample Careers

Designed for students seeking careers in higher education administration and student affairs.

 Major/Career Resources

www.wwu.edu/careers/students_choosingamajor.shtml

How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

Advisement for the minor can be secured through the Director of American Cultural Studies, Dr. Lawrence Estrada, 360-650-3016.

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.

Requirements


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