Diversity/Global Learning courses and programs help you explore cultures, life experiences, and worldviews different from their own.

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DGL Terms Wordcloud.pngWhat is Diversity and Global Learning?

Diversity/Global Learning cultivate self-awareness and understanding of your impact—locally, nationally, and globally. Students learn to:

  • Understand diverse cultures
  • Develop intercultural skills
  • Understand global processes
  • Prepare for citizenship, both local and global

Empower yourself to participate effectively in a society that encompasses diverse experiences, perspectives, and realities. Learn about inclusiveness and develop competencies for cultural responsiveness across social differences in contexts ranging from local to global.

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Global/Diversity Learning Promotes:

  • Awareness. Recognize diversity of cultures, thought, and social systems at the local and global level.
  • Engagement. Gain the real-world skills and knowledge to engage in multicultural settings.
  • Transformation. Explore communities, intercultural communication and interdependence. 
  • Critical Thinking. Analyze on how experiences, perspectives, values, and assumptions effect intercultural interaction.

Diversity/Global Learning and Your Career

A 2014 study on College Learning and Career Success found that the vast majority of employers (78%) agree that that all students, - regardless of their degree or major - should gain intercultural skills and an understanding of societies outside the United States (source).

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