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Diversity Courses

Kent State University's Diversity Requirement is part of the university's broader efforts to encourage, both at the university and beyond, the development of communities in which all members and their contributions are recognized and valued. Diversity courses provide opportunities for students to learn about such matters as the history, culture, values and notable achievements of people other than those of their own national origin, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, physical and mental ability, and social class. Diversity courses also provide opportunities to examine problems and issues that may arise from differences, and opportunities to learn how to deal constructively with them.

The Department of History offers a variety of courses that satisfy the Diversity Requirement.

  • HIST 11050  History of Civilization I
  • HIST 11051  History of Civilization II
  • HIST 12070  History of the United States: The Formative Period
  • HIST 12071  History of the United States: The Modern Period
  • HIST 31140  Modern Latin America
  • HIST 31143  The African-Brazilian Experience in Culture and Literature
  • HIST 41056  History of Colonial America: 1492-1714
  • HIST 41057  Eighteenth-Century America: 1714-1789
  • HIST 41070  American Social and Intellectual History, 1789-1876
  • HIST 41071  American Social and Intellectual History, 1876-Present
  • HIST 42397  Colloquium: Women in Europe From Antiquity to Renaissance
  • HIST 42497  Colloquium: Women in Modern Europe