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The Multicultural Minor offers students an opportunity to study possible solutions to the problems of developing racial and cultural harmony.

What You Will Learn

Our comprehensive coursework will help you master concepts such as:

  • intercultural and global competence
  • cross-cultural communication
  • culturally informed instructional strategies
  • understanding cultural and racial identity development
  • instructional techniques that address the achievement gap between different cultural groups• the role of technology and media in shaping culture

Minor Requirements

The minor includes specialized or elective courses offered in many major departments, courses designed by the Department of Educational Studies, and immersive experiences in communities, social and professional organizations, and educational settings.



Core Courses (9 credits)

  • EDMU 205 Intro to Multicultural Education
  • EDMU 206 Advanced Ethnic Multicultural Group Behavior
  • EDMU 301 Topics in Multicultural Studies

Elective courses (6 credits)

  • EDMU 302 Self and the Social Construct of Identity
  • EDMU 370 Representation and Multicultural Theory and Practice
  • EDMU 400 Seminar in Multicultural Studies

Other electives can be substituted with approval from the program director.

For a complete list of all courses and their descriptions, please see the Course Catalog.

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How to Enroll

Students can request to add the minor by speaking with their academic advisor. For questions on the minor requirements and program information, please contact Dr. Michael Ndemanu.

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