Diversity and Inclusion Studies Minor

Diversity and Inclusion Studies Minor

Diversity & Inclusion Studies

Minor

America is a multicultural polity and demands knowledgeable and pragmatic thinkers who understand the range of human experiences. The diversity and inclusion studies minor (DISM) exposes cadets to varied perspectives and methodologies for understanding and studying the humanities.

DISM is an interdisciplinary minor administered by the Department of Behavioral Sciences & Leadership that consists of humanities and social science courses. DISM courses come from several academic departments and offer cadets a framework for critically and creatively thinking about the broader impact of diversity and inclusion at the individual, organizational, societal, and global levels. 

 

To learn more about this area of study, visit the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership

Required Courses

Sociology/English/Politics (Choose 2 of 3)

EN352 POWER AND DIFFERENCE

PL377 SOCIAL INEQUALITY

SS392 POLITICS-RACE,GENDER,SEXUALITY

AND

History (Choose 1 of 4)

HI391 WORLD RELIGIONS 

HI398 CIVIL RIGHTS IN AMER HISTORY 

HI461 TOPICS IN GENDER HISTORY 

HI463 RACE, ETHNICITY, NATION

 

Sample Electives

EN321 AMERICAN LITERATURE I

EN322 AMERICAN LITERATURE II 

EN332 BRITISH LITERATURE II

EN340 CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE 

EN351 WORLD LITERATURE 

EN352 POWER AND DIFFERENCE 

EV365 GEOGRAPHY OF GLOBAL CULTURES 

EV390B URBAN GEOGRAPHY 

HI391 WORLD RELIGIONS 

HI461 TOPICS IN GENDER HISTORY 

HI463 RACE, ETHNICITY, NATION 

LN451 ADV LANG & CULTURE IN CONTEXT 

LW199 CIVIL RIGHTS STAFF RIDE 

LW461 CIVIL RIGHTS AND THE LAW 

PL371 INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY 

PL372 SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY  

PL482 ARMED FORCES AND SOCIETY 

SS392 POLITICS-RACE,GENDER,SEXUALITY 

SS468 POLITICAL PARTICIPATION  

XH405 THE HOLOCAUST AND ITS LEGACY

XH415 GENOCIDE AND ETHNIC CLEANSING

 

To learn more, view the full Diversity and Inclusion Studies Minor Curriculum.

Cadets in this minor have opportunities to pursue diversity and inclusion in intra-, multi- and inter-disciplinary ways. 

 

To learn more about enrichment for this area of study, visit the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership or the West Point Leadership Center.