Want to enhance your skills in facilitation, critical thinking and conflict resolution, as well as your cultural competency?
Enroll in an Intergroup Dialogue course and find your voice!
- COM 255 Race & Ethnicity Dialogue; for syllabus, click here.
This 3 credit hour course offers undergraduate students an opportunity to discuss how race and ethnicity affect all of us on a personal and social level. Though the focus is on racism and ethnicity, other forms of discrimination (e.g., gender, sexual orientation, social class and religion) will also be discussed. The course involves a 1-hour lecture and a 2-hour discussion section each week.
- COM 555A Intergroup Dialogue Facilitation; for syllabus, click here.
This 3-credit hour course is designed to give graduate and advance undergraduate (junior-level and senior-level) students a foundation in the skills and knowledge needed to facilitate interactions in diverse groups. Topics include: skills for facilitating intergroup dialogue; group dynamics; social identity group development; and impacts of prejudice & stereotyping on groups. Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to apply for a position as a facilitator for the undergraduate dialogue course, COM 255.
- COM 555B Intergroup Dialogue Facilitation Practicum; for syllabus, click here.
This 1-3 credit hour course is for students currently facilitating COM 255 and offers them the opportunity to discuss and reflect on their facilitation of the dialogue class. This weekly seminar will enable students to further develop their knowledge of and skills in the areas of group dynamics, conflict intervention, communication and community.
- Intergroup dialogue courses focus on race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, & other social identities.
- Can be used as elective for some majors/minors (ask your advisor in COM, HEV, PHL/REL, PSY, PSC & SASW).
- CR/NC option is available.
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