Programs of study, representative courses and selected curricular initiatives in the College of Liberal Arts that focus on issues of diversity and inclusion.
- Africana & African American Studies minor
- Asian Studies minor
- Native American and Indigenous Studies minor
- Latin American Studies minor
- Middle Eastern Studies minor
- Race and Ethnic Studies minor
- Religious Studies minor
- Social Justice Leadership minor
- Queer Studies minor
- Women’s and Gender Studies major and minor
Across the College, a multitude of courses address diversity and inclusion. A few representative examples include:
- Anthropology of Islam (anthropology)
- Gender, Race, and Class in the Media (communication)
- Mentoring Adolescents with Disabilities (education)
- On Race in Culture and Society (English)
- African American History (history)
- Comparative Identity Politics (political science)
- Hispanic Cultural Studies (Spanish)
- Intro to LGBTQ Studies (women’s and gender studies)
First-Year Writing and Diversity
Led by Professors Cris Beemer and Christina Ortmeier-Hooper of the English Department, this initiative involves a collaboration with Professor Teresa Redd of Howard University to work with First-Year Writing (ENGL 401) instructors to weave issues of diversity, tolerance and civic engagement into course content and pedagogical practice.
Confucius Institute at UNH
A partnership between Chengdu University in China and the College, the Confucius Institute at UNH offers a full curriculum in Chinese language and culture and provides opportunities for cultural learning and exchange for regional schools — primary through post-secondary.
ESL Institute faculty have been teaching international students English since 1976. In addition to six levels of intensive and academic English instruction, the ESL Institute has a long history of customizing its programs to work with groups by accommodating their English and programmatic needs through specialized summer programs or specialized programs during the academic year.