Jan 29, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
Academic Catalog 2022-2023
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ELC-725 Structural Inequality and Diversity

4 semester credits
Structural Inequality and Diversity (SID) is one of the four courses in the Approaches to Inquiry Learning Area. This course introduces you to various schools of thought on issues concerning race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical ability, language, class, and other forms of difference that have been reified as structures of inequality. The focus of this course is on how systems of oppression have been created, how they work to be self-perpetuating, and how some members of historically marginalized groups have proposed ending structural inequalities.
Delivery Method: Online
Grading Default: Letter
Learning Outcome(s):
  1. Demonstrates, whether orally, in writing or otherwise, a knowledge of the terms, elements, and mechanisms that comprise structural inequality as distinguished from diversity.
  2. In addition to demonstrating a knowledge of the structures of oppression and privilege that sustain such inequality, student shows an awareness of strategies that have been successfully used to overcome such oppression/marginalization.
  3. Demonstrates in their interaction and their communication with others the ability to work effectively across cultural differences.

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