Achieving Cultural Competence
Credits: 3
Department: ETH Ethnic and Diversity Studies
Subject: Ethnic and Diversity Studies
This course will equip students with the tools to understand people of cultures other than their own. Students will be exposed to the aspects of culture that lead to our value systems. They will study how value systems determine behavior and can lead to unfair treatment of others. Students will learn what aspects of our lives are culturally determined. Major aspects of culture will be explored as well as how culture is transmitted, by whom, to whom, sanctions, and other issues will be explored.