Diversity Proficiency

To fulfill the Diversity Proficiency, students will demonstrate proficiency in diversity, understood as either cross-cultural or involving diversity within the American context through a designated course as approved by the Core Curriculum Committee.

Why Diversity?

The pursuit of truth that animates the academic mission of Providence College cannot be rightly undertaken by individuals isolated from community. Education is not merely an acquisitive process, but a formation of mind and heart directed toward the sharing the fruits of one’s contemplations with others. In today’s world, we are more and more aware that these others reflect a wide diversity of traditions, cultures, religious convictions, abilities, and experiences. For this reason, an education for truth must involve serious consideration of the differences within the human community. Accordingly, each student will be required to take a course devoted either to the exploration of a culture outside of the American and Western European ambit or to the study of differences within the American context. Both options reflect the Catholic commitment to the unity of the human family above and beyond all distinctions.

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Core Foundation & Profiency

Department

Major

AMS 107 (African American Artist) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
American Studies
AMS 208 (African American History) [Effective Spring 2014] Diversity Proficiency
American Studies
AMS 218 Multicultural America: Racism, Ethnicity, and Immigration History in the Contemporary United States) [Effective Fall 2016 semester] Diversity Proficiency
American Studies
AMS 231 (Modern Latin America) [Effective Spring 2014] Diversity Proficiency
History
AMS 232 (Faith and Spirit in the Black Family and Community) [Effective Fall 2012] Social Science Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Civic Engagement Proficiency
American Studies
AMS 313 (Power of Whiteness) [Effective Spring 2015] Diversity Proficiency
American Studies
AMS 325 (African-American Women) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
American Studies
AMS 365 (20th Cent African-American Literature) [Effective Fall 2012] Intensive Writing Level II Proficiency
Diversity Proficiency
American Studies
AMS 376 (Toni Morrison) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
American Studies
AMS 413 (Power of Whiteness) [Effective Spring 2015] Diversity Proficiency
American Studies
AMS 425 (African-American Women) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
American Studies
APG 101 (Introduction to Cultural Anthropology) [Effective Fall 2012] Social Science Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Anthropology
APG 321 (Latin America: Mexico and Central America) [Effective Fall 2012] Social Science Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Anthropology
ARH 320 (Women in the Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts since 1960) [Effective Fall 2012] Fine Arts Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Art History
ARH 444 (Sacred Space in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam) [Effective Fall 2013] Fine Arts Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Art History
ARH 479 (Silk Road Studies) [Effective Fall 2016] Diversity Proficiency
Art History
ART 371 (GSL: Visual Peace & Justice) [Effective Spring 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Studio Art
AST 200 (Japanese Pop Culture as Postwar History) [Effective Spring 2018] Diversity Proficiency
Asian Studies
AST 298 (East Asian History I) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Asian Studies
BIO 227 (Genes and Gender) [Effective Spring 2013] Diversity Proficiency
Biology
BLS 101 (Introduction to Black Studies) [Effective Fall 2012] Social Science Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Civic Engagement Proficiency
Black Studies
BLS 107 (African American Artist) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Black Studies
BLS 207 (African American History) [Effective Spring 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Black Studies
BLS 225 (The African World View) [Effective Fall 2012] Social Science Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Black Studies
BLS 230 (Faith and Spirit in the Black Family and Community) [Effective Fall 2012] Social Science Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Civic Engagement Proficiency
Black Studies
BLS 230 (Faith and Spirit in the Black Family and Community) [Effective Fall 2012] Social Science Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Civic Engagement Proficiency
Black Studies
BLS 302 (Diversity, Community & Service) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Black Studies
BLS 305 (Race and Ethnic Relations) [Effective Fall 2016] Diversity Proficiency
Black Studies
BLS 313 (Power of Whiteness) Diversity Proficiency
Black Studies
BLS 325 (African-American Women) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Black Studies
BLS 365 (Twentieth-Century African-American Literature) [Effective Fall 2012] Intensive Writing Level II Proficiency
Diversity Proficiency
Black Studies
BLS 376 (Toni Morrison) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Black Studies
BLS 413 (Power of Whiteness) Diversity Proficiency
Black Studies
BLS 416 (Race and Politics in the Americas) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Black Studies
BLS 425 (African-American Women) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Black Studies
EDU 125 (Introduction to Communication Disorders and Development in Children) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Elementary/Special Education
EDU 211 (Urban Education) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Secondary Education Secondary Education Biology
Secondary Education Mathematics
Secondary Education Physics
EDU 221 (Introduction and Characteristics of Individuals with Special Needs) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Elementary/Special Education Music Education
ENG 365 (Twentieth-Century African-American Literature) [Effective Fall 2012] Intensive Writing Level II Proficiency
Diversity Proficiency
English
ENG 368 (American Drama) [Effective Spring 2018] Diversity Proficiency
English
ENG 370 (Global and Postcolonial Literature) [Effective Fall 2014] Intensive Writing Level II Proficiency
Diversity Proficiency
English
ENG 372 (Contemporary Drama) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
English
ENG 376 (Toni Morrison) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
English
ENG 441 (Contemporary Transnational Caribbean Literature) [Effective Fall 2016] Diversity Proficiency
English
ENG 441 (The Neighborhood in Latino Fiction) [Effective Spring 2016] Diversity Proficiency
English
FRN 370 (Cultural and Historical Tour of the Francophone World) [Effective Spring 2015] Diversity Proficiency
Foreign Language Studies
FRN 370 (Francophone Cinema) [Effective Spring 2018] Diversity Proficiency
Foreign Language Studies
FRN370 (French Guiana & New Caledonia: The History & Culture of Two Former Penal Colonies) [Effective Spring 2016] Fine Arts Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Foreign Language Studies
GST 225 (The African World View) [Effective Fall 2012] Social Science Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Global Studies
GST 313 (Power of Whiteness) Diversity Proficiency
Global Studies
GST 337 (Philosophy and Globalization) [Effective Fall 2013] Philosophy Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Global Studies
GST 352 (Global Feminism in an Age of Empire and Beyond) [Effective Fall 2012] Intensive Writing Level II Proficiency
Diversity Proficiency
Global Studies
GST 354 (Immigration) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Global Studies
GST 370 (Special Topics: Comparative Race and Inequality) [Effective Spring 2016] Diversity Proficiency
Global Studies
GST 371 (Global Border Crossing) [Effective only Spring 2017 and when taught by Dr.Kara Cebulko or Dr. Ruth Ben-Artzi] Diversity Proficiency
Civic Engagement Proficiency
Global Studies
GST 371 (Global Coffee Culture) [Effective only Spring 2017 semester when taught by Dr. Kara Cebulko or Dr. Ruth Ben-Artzi] Diversity Proficiency
Civic Engagement Proficiency
Global Studies
GST 371 (Sustaining English Teaching Practicies in Tucumán) [Effective Spring 2018] Diversity Proficiency
Civic Engagement Proficiency
Global Studies
GST 410 (Crossing Borders) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Global Studies
GST 454 (Immigration) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Global Studies
GST/PSP 360 (Justice Across Borders) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Global Studies
HIS 200 (Japanese Pop Culture as Postwar History) [Effective Spring 2018] Diversity Proficiency
History
HIS 207 (African-American History) [Effective Spring 2014] Diversity Proficiency
History History
Secondary Education History
HIS 215 (The Diversity of Latin American Religious History) [Effective Spring 2017] Diversity Proficiency
History
HIS 218 (Multicultural America: Racism, Ethnicity, and Immigration History in the Contemporary United States [Effective Fall 2016 semester] Diversity Proficiency
History
HIS 220 (Living in an Imperial World: Cities and Empires, 1500 to the Present) [Effective Fall 2016 semester] Diversity Proficiency
History
HIS 231 (Modern Latin America) [Effective Spring 2014] Diversity Proficiency
History History
Secondary Education History
HIS 280 (Ethnicity in the Ancient World) [Effective Spring 2018] Diversity Proficiency
History
HIS 298 (East Asian History I) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
History History
Secondary Education History
HIS 299 (East Asian History II) [Effective Spring 2015] Diversity Proficiency
History History
Secondary Education History
HIS 334 (Men and Women in Medieval Society) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
History History
Secondary Education History
HIS 344 (History of Africa since 1850) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
History
HIS 345 (History of the Modern Middle East) [Effective Spring 2014 for Diversity & Fall 2016 for Intensive Writing II] Intensive Writing Level II Proficiency
Diversity Proficiency
History History
Secondary Education History
HIS 352 (Global Feminism in an Age of Empire and Beyond) [Effective Fall 2012] Intensive Writing Level II Proficiency
Diversity Proficiency
History History
Secondary Education History
HIS 368 (Modern Japan) [Effective Spring 2014] Diversity Proficiency
History History
Secondary Education History
HIS 369 (Modern China) [Effective Spring 2014] Diversity Proficiency
History History
Secondary Education History
HIS 481 (Maymester: Spain and Portugal: History and Myth of the Road to Santiago de Compostela) [Effective Maymester 2016 only] Diversity Proficiency
History History
Secondary Education History
HIS 481 (Spain: History, Belief, Violence and Coexistence of the Three Great Monotheistic Religions) [Effective for Maymester Spring 2018 semester] Diversity Proficiency
History
HIS 481 (U.S. and Japan in the Modern Era) Diversity Proficiency
History History
Secondary Education History
HIS 488 (Seminar: Warriors in Japanese History) [Effective Spring 2018] Diversity Proficiency
History
HON 220 (Asian Art) [Effective only for the Spring 2015 semester] Diversity Proficiency
Honors
HON 312 (The Church and the Major World Religions) [Approved for Theology 300-level, Effective Fall 2014] Theology Foundation
Diversity Proficiency
Honors
MGT 301 (Organizational Behavior) [Effective beginning Spring 2015] Diversity Proficiency
Management Accountancy
MKT 426 (International Marketing) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Marketing Marketing
PHL 335 (Brave New Philosophies) [Effective Spring 2018] Philosophy Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Philosophy
PHL 335 (Brave New Philosophies) [Effective Spring 2018] Diversity Proficiency
Philosophy
PHL 337 (Philosophy and Globalization) [Effective Fall 2013] Philosophy Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Philosophy
PHL 480-002 (Special Topics: Philosophy in the Islamic World) [Effective Spring 2018] Philosophy Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Philosophy
PHL 490 (Philosophy of Institutions and Management) [Effective Fall 2017 semester] Diversity Proficiency
Philosophy
PSC 321 (Chinese Politics) [Effective Fall 2016 semester] Diversity Proficiency
Political Science
PSC 329 (Middle East Politics and Government) [Effective Spring 2016] Diversity Proficiency
Political Science
PSC 371 (GSL: Visual Peace & Justice) [Effective Spring 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Political Science
PSC 375 (International Conflict Resolution) [Effective Fall 2013] Diversity Proficiency
Political Science
PSC 416 (Race and Politics in the Americas) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Political Science
PSP 302 (Diversity, Community, and Service) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Public and Community Service Studies Public and Community Service Studies
PSY 305 (Psychology of Gender) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Psychology Psychology
PSY 314 (Psychology of Aging) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Psychology Psychology
PSY 318 (Cultural Psychology) [Effective Fall 2015] Diversity Proficiency
Psychology
SOC 301 (Sociology of the Family) [Effective Fall 2012] Social Science Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Sociology Sociology
SOC 305 (Race and Ethnic Relations) [Effective Fall 2016 semester] Diversity Proficiency
Sociology
SOC 313 (Power of Whiteness) [Effective Spring 2015] Diversity Proficiency
Sociology
SOC 325 (African-American Women) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Sociology
SOC 354 (Immigration) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Sociology Sociology
SOC 413 (Power of Whiteness) [Effective Spring 2015] Diversity Proficiency
Sociology
SOC 425 (African-American Women) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Sociology
SOC 454 (Immigration) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Sociology Sociology
SPN 322 (Survey of Spanish-American Literature) [Effective Fall 2012 for Diversity, Spring 2018 for Intensive Writing II] Intensive Writing Level II Proficiency
Diversity Proficiency
Foreign Language Studies
SPN 322 (Survey of Spanish-American Literature) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Foreign Language Studies
SWK 220 (Diversity and Culture in Social Work Practice) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Social Work Social Work
TDF 260 (Women in Dance and Sport) [Effective Fall 2016 semester] Diversity Proficiency
Dance
TDF 320 (Women in the Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts since 1960) [Effective Fall 2012] Fine Arts Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Theatre
TDF 372 (Contemporary Drama) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Theatre
THL 357 (Jews and Christians in Dialogue: A Shared and Disputed History) [Effective Spring 2018 for Theology 300 foundation/Diversity proficiency] Theology Foundation
Diversity Proficiency
Theology
THL 358 (The Church and the Major World Religions) [Approved for Theology 300-level, Diversity Proficiency, Effective Fall 2014] Theology Foundation
Diversity Proficiency
Theology Theology
THL 358 (The Church and the Major World Religions) [Approved for Theology 300-level, Effective Fall 2014] Theology Foundation
Diversity Proficiency
Theology Theology
THL 373 (Global Catholicism) [Approved for Theology 300-level, Diversity Proficiency, Effective Summer 2014] Theology Foundation
Diversity Proficiency
Theology Theology
THL 373 (Global Catholicism) [Approved for Theology 300-level, Effective Summer 2014] Theology Foundation
Diversity Proficiency
Theology Theology
THL 375 (Global Service in Solidarity) [Effective Fall 2017] Diversity Proficiency
Theology
THL 375 (Global Service in Solidarity) [Effective Spring 2017 for the Theology 300 requirement, the Civic Engagement Proficiency, and the Diversity Proficiency] Theology Foundation
Diversity Proficiency
Civic Engagement Proficiency
Theology
WMS 101(Introduction to Women's Studies) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Women's Studies Women's Studies
WMS 101(Introduction to Women�s Studies) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Women's Studies Women's Studies
WMS 227 (Genes and Gender) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Women's Studies
WMS 260 (Women in Dance and Sport) [Effective Fall 2016 semester] Diversity Proficiency
Women's Studies
WMS 305 (Psychology of Women) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Women's Studies
WMS 305 (Psychology of Women) [Effective Fall 2012] Diversity Proficiency
Women's Studies
WMS 313 (Power of Whiteness) [Effective Spring 2015] Diversity Proficiency
Women's Studies
WMS 320 (Women in the Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts since 1960) [Effective Fall 2012] Fine Arts Core Requirement
Diversity Proficiency
Women's Studies
WMS 325 (African-American Women) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Women's Studies
WMS 352 (Global Feminism in an Age of Empire and Beyond) [Effective Fall 2012] Intensive Writing Level II Proficiency
Diversity Proficiency
Women's Studies
WMS 376 (Toni Morrison) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Women's Studies
WMS 413 (Power of Whiteness) [Effective Spring 2015] Diversity Proficiency
Women's Studies
WMS 425 (African-American Women) [Effective Fall 2014] Diversity Proficiency
Women's Studies