Diversity Studies, Minor

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 15

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 15

Program Code: N268

The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.

No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.

At least nine (9) hours for the minor must be earned from the College of Professional & Continuing Studies.

Courses for the minor may not be taken Pass/No Pass.

No single course may be used by a student to satisfy a major requirement and a minor requirement.

Required Courses

  • a minimum 2.00 GPA (OU and Combined) is required in the minor coursework.
Required Courses
LSIS 3203Diversity in the United States3
LSIS 3223Social Justice Leadership3
Elective Courses
Choose three additional courses from the list below, or from other OU departments as approved by an academic advisor:9
Cultural Diversity in the World
Introduction to World Cultural Studies
Leadership in LGBTQ Studies
Understanding Race in American Society
Understanding Educational Inequality in the U.S.
Class and Economic Inequality in America
Exploring Race and Gender in Film
Advanced Topics in Integrated Studies (Topic: Multiculturalism in the Workplace)
The Human Experience: The Role of Culture
Contemporary Social Issues
Human Arrangements: Troubled Institutions, Probs. Inequality
Women in the Bible and Qur’an
Women of the Middle East and North Africa
Total Credit Hours15
  • The Diversity Studies Minor is available to all undergraduate students at OU. If the minor is officially declared, successfully completed, and noted on the graduation application, the student's transcript will so indicate at the time the Bachelor's degree is posted.