Diversity in Education
The Certificate addresses diverse issues in education by social class, race/ethnicity/culture, gender, sexuality and exceptionality. Additionally, the courses define policy and practice problems associated with education and health/welfare in an increasingly pluralistic society.
Certificate is offered at the Tampa campus.
To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.
A total of 12 credit hours are required. There are seven hours of required coursework:
- EDF 6883 Issues in Multicultural Education (4 credits)
- EDF 6705 Gender & the Educational Process (3 credits)
Select two courses, at least five (5) hours, from the following list:
- EEC 6415 Diversity in Home/School (3 credits)
- FLE 6167 Cross Cultural Issues in Teaching ESOL (3 credits)
- MHS 6420 Multicultural Counseling with Diverse Populations (3 credits)*
- SDS 6701 Issues in Diversity (2 credits)*
- RED 6656 Trends in Literature in a Diverse Society
- ECW 6696 Equity and Access in the New Economy
- ADE 7677 Emerging Trends in Adult Education: Critical Race Theory
- EDF 6809 Contemporary Issues and Trends in International Education
- EDF 6697 Learning and Linguistic Diversity in a Transnational Context
*These courses have prerequisites and may not be available to all students.
Courses may be substituted with approval of the Certificate Director.