The undergraduate certificate in Diversity and Inclusivity Awareness provides an enriching, multidisciplinary academic experience for UK students through exposure to a variety of cultures and lived experiences within the academic context. This certificate allows opportunities for students to engage with diverse content, views and experiences in order to gain preparedness for a worldview and a future that promises interconnectedness in all that we do. The certificate is designed to provide a depth and breadth of exposure to the diverse human experience, better preparing global citizens through a variety of courses designed to enrich and value diversity and inclusivity.
The Diversity and Inclusivity Awareness certificate is multidisciplinary and requires course work from at least two disciplines. Students must complete a total of 12 hours at the 200-level or above taken for a letter grade with a minimum of 6 credit hours at the 300-level or above. All courses must have a C grade or above to successfully complete the certificate criteria. The Diversity and Inclusivity Awareness certificate will enable students to better understand differences in cultures and lived experiences, social influences resulting from those differences as well as how those influences shape a student’s awareness and ability to connect with a worldview that values diversity and models inclusivity for all.