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UW Tacoma Courses on Diversity

This list highlights courses at UW Tacoma that pertain to issues of diversity or diverse populations. All course information is subject to change. Please consult the UW Tacoma catalog for complete course descriptions, and the time schedule for the most current course schedule information. This course list is comprehensive but not necessarily exhaustive. If you have suggestions for a course that should be added to the list, please send an email to divrescn@u.washington.edu.

Course information last updated in Summer 2010.

Milgard School of Business

Course Code Course Title Credits
TMGMT 433 Managing Organizational Diversity 5

Education

Course Code Course Title Credits
TEDUC 471 Diversityand Equity in Schools and Curriculum 3

Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences

Anthropology

Course Code Course Title Credits
TANTH 365 North American Indian Traditions 5
TANTH 464 Native American Cultural Areas 5

Arts

Course Code Course Title Credits
T ARTS 210 African Diaspora through Music: The Rhythm, the Blues and Beyond 5
T ARTS 405 Cultural Identity and Art 5
T ARTS 411 History of Jazz 5

Communication

Course Code Course Title Credits
TCOM 444 Gender, Ethnicity, Class and the Media 5

Environmental Studies

Course Code Course Title Credits
TEST 211 Women in Science 5

Film Studies

Course Code Course Title Credits
T FILM 486 Feminist Perspectives in Film and Literature 5

Hispanic Studies

Course Code Course Title Credits
T HISP 238 Hispanics in the United States 5

History

Course Code Course Title Credits
T HIST 220 African American History: 1619-1865 5
T HIST 221 African American History: 1865-1945 5
T HIST 222 African American History: 1945 to Present 5
T HIST 320 Asian American History 5
T HIST 336 Black, Labor and Protest Music in Historical Perspective 5
T HIST 340 History of U.S.-American Indian Relations 5
T HIST 341 African American History 5
T HIST 349 Minorities and Higher Education in American History 5
T HIST 411 History of Religion in America 5
T HIST 416 Life and Thought: Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Angela Davis 5
T HIST 419 African-American Culture and Consciousness 5
T HIST 420 African-American Religious History 5
T HIST 440 Black Labor in America 5
T HIST 441 Black Freedom Movement in Perspective 5
T HIST 442 History of African American Education 5
T HIST 457 Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust 5

Interdisciplinary courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
TIAS 300 The Making of America 5
TIAS 443 Ethnicity and the Urban Landscape 5

Literature

Course Code Course Title Credits
T LIT 230 Multi-Ethnic American Literature 5
T LIT 320 African-American Literature from Slavery to Present 5
T LIT 324 African American Women’s Literature 5
T LIT 331 Immigrant and Ethnic Literature 5
T LIT 332 Asian American Literature 5
T LIT 388 Cross-Cultural Studies in Contemporary Women’s Literature 5
T LIT 425 Literature of the Harlem Renaissance 5
T LIT 431 Contemporary Native American Women’s Literature 5
T LIT 432 American Indian Literature 5
T LIT 476 American Women’s Literature: 19th and 20th Century Texts 5

Political Science

Course Code Course Title Credits
TPOL S 452 Minorities and the Law 5

Psychology

Course Code Course Title Credits
TPSYCH 202 Human Sexuality 5
TPSYCH 320 Race, Class and Gender Contexts of Child Development 5
TPSYCH 349 Sexual Identities 5
TPSYCH 401 Family Violence 5
TPSYCH 403 Psychology of Black Women 5
TPSYCH 412 Women’s Health: Power and Inequality 5
TPSYCH 414 Psychology of Contemporary African-American Culture 5
TPSYCH 415 Issues in Social Psychology (topics vary) 5

Sociology

Course Code Course Title Credits
T SOC 265 Race and Ethnicity in the United States 5
T SOC 335 Social Class and Inequality 5
T SOC 434 Women, Race and Class: Identity and Intergroup Relations 5
T SOC 437 Immigration Today 5
T SOC 447 AIDS and American Society 5
T SOC 455 Sociology of Gender 5

Women's Studies

Course Code Course Title Credits
TWOMN 100 Introduction to Women's Studies 5
TWOMN 250 Seminar in Service Learning: Feminist Approach 5
TWOMN 345 Women and Work in the United States 5
TWOMN 347 History of Women in the United States 5

Writing Instruction

Course Code Course Title Credits
TWRT 464 Teaching Writing 5

Nursing/Healthcare Leadership

Course Code Course Title Credits
THLTH 310 Health, Illness and Society 5
THLTH 410 Environmental Equity 5
THLTH 430 Adolescent Health in Context 5
THLTH 435 Women's Health, Women's Lives 5
THLEAD 407 Diversity: Issues of Exclusion and Inclusion 3
TNURS 407 Diversity: Issues of Exclusion and Inclusion 3

Social Work/Criminal Justice

Course Code Course Title Credits
TCRIM 352 Women in the Criminal Justice System 5
TSOCWF 354 Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity 5
TSOCWF 404 Cultural Diversity and Social Justice 5
TSOCWF 421 Cross-Cultural Grieving 5

Urban Studies

Course Code Course Title Credits
TURB 210 Urban Society and Culture 5
TURB 312 Race and Poverty in Urban America 5
TURB 314 Gender and the Urban Landscape 5
TURB 315 Homes, Housing and Homelessness 3
TURB 316 Cities and Citizenship 5
TURB 360 The African American Urban Experience 5
TURB 410 Environmental Equity 3

 

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