Intergroup Dialogue
Want to enhance your skills in facilitation, critical thinking and conflict resolution, as well as your cultural competency?
 
Intergroup dialogue courses focus on race, while also discussing ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and other social identities. 

Enroll in an Intergroup Dialogue course and find your voice!
 

 

  • LAR 145 Race & Discrimination in America Through Dialogue; for syllabus, click here.
    This 3 credit hour course offers undergraduate students an opportunity to discuss how race affects all of us on a personal and social level. Though the focus is on racism, other forms of discrimination (e.g., ethnicity, 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. This course also fulfills one of hte requirements for hte certificate in Cultural competency.  Click here for more information on Certificate of Cultural Competency. 
  • LAR 397 Intergroup Dialogue Facilitation; for syllabus, click here.
    This 3-credit hour course is designed to give 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, LAR 145.
  • Can be used as elective for some majors/minors (ask your advisor in COM, HEV, PHL/REL, PSY, PSC & SASW).

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