2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 15, 2019  
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Information and Requirements – Cultural Diversity Requirement


Cultural Diversity All students earning degrees and certificates of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement. CD classes appear in the class listings section of the quarterly schedule.

Students pursuing Associate of Arts degrees, Associate of Science degrees, Associate of Applied Science-Transfer degrees, Associate of Technical Arts degrees, Associate of General Studies degrees, or certificates of 45 credits or more must take at least five (5) credits of CD courses. Courses that satisfy the CD requirement address at least two of the three areas below:

  • Knowledge of culture and its influence on individuals and groups in our society,
  • Awareness of attitudes and values regarding life in a multicultural society, and
  • Skills to recognize, analyze, and evaluate multicultural perspectives and issues.

Students satisfy the CD requirement by taking either a five (5) credit course or any combination of courses that equal five (5) or more credits.