Academic Programs

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers many opportunities for students to explore issues related to diversity and inclusion in formal educational settings, from individual courses to various degree programs. The following is a list of some of these opportunities. Additional information may be found in the Undergraduate Bulletin and the Graduate Bulletin.  

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Programs with Significant Diversity Components

Please note: The provided courses are scheduled and offered through the respective college. Please visit the college's website for course information, including class dates and requirements.

Undergraduate Courses that Address Diversity

College of Journalism and Mass Communications

Advertising & Public Relations

  • ADPR 438: Global Advertising
  • ADPR 480: Japanese Visual Culture in Context
College of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources (CASNR)

Agricultural Sciences

  • AGRI 282: Introduction to Global Agriculture and Natural Resources Issues
  • AGRI 310: Study Tours in International Agriculture
  • Women, Gender and Science 

Natural Resources

  • NRES 104: Climate in Crisis
  • NRES 380: Geography of Africa 
  • Women, Gender and Science
College of Arts and Sciences

Anthropology

  • ANTH 110: Introduction to Anthropology
  • ANTH 237: Ancient Mesoamerica
  • ANTH 252: Archaeology of World Civilizations 

Classics

  • CLAS 183: Heroes, Harlots and Helots
  • CLAS 252: Archaeology of World Civilizations

Communication Studies

  • COMM 211: Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 378: Cultural Encounters on the Great Plains

English

  • ENGL 212: Introduction to Lesbian and Gay Literature
  • ENGL 215: Introduction to Women's Literature
  • ENGL 244: African American Literature
  • ENGL 244A: Introduction to African Literature
  • ENGL 244E: Early African American Literature
  • ENGL 245A: Introduction to Asian American Literature and Culture
  • ENGL 245J: Jewish-American Fiction
  • ENGL 245N: Native American Literature
  • ENGL 315A: Survey of Women's Literature
  • ENGL 315B: Women in Popular Culture
  • ENGL 344B: Black Women Authors
  • ENGL 344D: African-Caribbean Literature
  • ENGL 345D: Chicana and/or Chicano Literature

Environmental Studies

  • ENVR 249: Individual and Cultural Perspectives on the Environment

Ethnic Studies

  • ETHN 100: Freshmen Seminar-The Minority Experience
  • ETHN 150: African Culture and Civilization
  • ETHN 171: Latin American Culture and Civilization
  • ETHN 200: Introduction to African American Studies
  • ETHN 201: Introduction to Native American Studies
  • ETHN 202: Introduction to USA Latina/Latino Studies
  • ETHN 203: Introduction to Africa
  • ETHN 211: Intercultural Communication
  • ETHN 217: Nationality and Race Relations
  • ETHN 241: Native American History
  • ETHN 244: African American Literature
  • ETHN 238: Blacks and the American Political System
  • ETHN 242: Native American Women
  • ETHN 244A: Introduction to African Literature
  • ETHN 244D: African-Caribbean Literature
  • ETHN 244E: Early African American Literature
  • ETHN 245N: Native American Literature
  • ETHN 247: African American History: After 1877
  • ETHN 285: Africa Since 1800
  • ETHN 330: Multicultural Education
  • ETHN 333: Immigration and Politics
  • ETHN 345D: Chicana and/or Chicano Literature
  • ETHN 344B: Black Women Authors
  • ETHN 375: Conflict and Development in Africa
  • ETHN 380: Geography of Africa

Geography

  • GEOG 272: Geography of World Religions
  • GEOG 377: Women of the Great Plains

Great Plains Studies

  • GPSP 377: Women of the Great Plains
  • GPSP 378: Cultural Encounters on the Great Plains

History

  • HIST 113: History of Hip Hop
  • HIST 114: History of Modern Crime
  • HIST 120: World History to 1500 CE
  • HIST 121: World History Since 1500 CE
  • HIST 150: African Culture and Civilization
  • HIST 171: Latin American Culture and Civilization
  • HIST 181: Introduction to East Asian Civilization
  • HIST 214: History of Islam
  • HIST 217: Israel: The Holy Land
  • HIST 219: Introduction to Jewish History
  • HIST 225: Women in History
  • HIST 241: Native American History
  • HIST 247: African American History: After 1877
  • HIST 282: Modern East Asia
  • HIST 285: Africa Since 1800
  • HIST 358: Native American Women

Philosophy

  • PHIL 106: Philosophy and Current Issues
  • PHIL 218: Philosophy of Feminism
  • PHIL 325: Advanced Social Political Philosophy

Political Science

  • POLS 160: International Relations
  • POLS 171: Introduction to East Asian Civilization
  • POLS 238: Blacks and the American Political System
  • POLS 333: Immigration and Politics
  • POLS 375: Conflict and Development in Africa

Psychology

  • PSYC 330: Psychology of Diversity

Religious Studies

  • RELG 108: World Religions
  • RELG 118: Hinduism, Buddhism and Daoism
  • RELG 181: Judaism, Christianity and Islam
  • RELG 208: Introduction to Islam
  • RELG 209: Judaism and Christianity in Conflict and Coexistence
  • RELG 215: Religion and Culture Before 1000 C.E.
  • RELG 217: Israel: The Holy Land
  • RELG 218: Introduction to Buddhism
  • RELG 219: Introduction to Jewish History
  • RELG 230: Tibetan Buddhism

Sociology

  • SOCI 200: Women in Contemporary Society
  • SOCI 217: Nationality and Race Relations

Spanish

  • SPAN 321: Exploring Hispanic Culture: Spain
  • SPAN 331: Latin American Civilization

Women's and Gender Studies

  • WMNS 101: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies
  • WMNS 201: Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans-gender, Queer/Sexuality Studies
  • WMNS 212: Introduction to Lesbian and Gay Literature
  • WMNS 215: Introduction to Women's Literature
  • WMNS 225: Women in History
  • WMNS 242: Native American Women
  • WMNS 315A: Survey of Women's Literature
  • WMNS 315B: Women in Popular Culture
  • WMNS 344B: Black Women Authors
  • WMNS 377: Women of the Great Plains
  • WMNS 385: Women, Gender and Science
College of Public Affairs and Community Service (Administered by UNO)

Criminal Justice

  • CRIM 338: Race, Ethnicity and Criminal Justice
College of Business

Management (Business)

  • MNGT 365: Managing Diversity in Organizations
  • MNGT 414: Leadership in a Global Context
College of Education and Human Sciences

Child, Youth and Family Studies

  • CYAF 495: Special Topics in Family and Cultural Diversity

Nutrition, Exercise and Health Sciences

  • NUTR 253: Cultural Aspects of Food and Nutrition

Speech Language, Pathology and Audiology

  • SLPA 488: Linguistic Needs of Bilingual and Culturally Different Students

Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education

  • TEAC 330: Multicultural Education

Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design

  • TMFD 123: Clothing and Human Behavior
College of Engineering

Engineering

  • ENGR 490: Global Experiences in Engineering
Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts

Music

  • MUSC 280: World Music