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Diversity and Equity Option

Our diverse and politically charged social space is the focus of this interdisciplinary option. It explores the encounters of language, perspective and value that shape contemporary politics, culture and society. 

Thirteen (13) courses are required as grouped and noted below.


ACS 403 Introduction to Diversity and Equity

Twelve (12) from the following:

ACS 800* Senior Group Project
ACS 900* Senior Seminar
ACS 910 Fellowship Practicum
ACS 950 Directed Research Course
CRB 100 Introduction to the Caribbean
CRB 500 Families in the Caribbean
CRB 501 Racism and Caribbean Peoples in Canada
CRB 502 Cultural Traditions in the Caribbean
CRB 614 Caribbean Critical Thought
DST 501 Rethinking Disability
DST 503 Current Topics in Disability I
DST 504 Mad People's History
DST 525 Rethinking Images of Embodied Difference
DST 613 Strategies for Community Building
ENG 413 Colonial and Postcolonial Literatures
ENG 621 Women's Texts, Global Contexts
ENG 941 Gender and Sex in Literature and Culture
ENG 942 Postcolonial Interventions
FRS 502 Feminism and French Literature
HIS 400 Reading, Writing and Using History
HST 112 East Meets West: Asia in the World
HST 328 Multiple Ontarios: 1784 to the Present
HST 526 Women and Gender in U.S. History
HST 580 Natives and Newcomers to 1763
HST 657 Culture/Politics of Difference in the U.S.
HST 680 Natives and Newcomers from 1763
HST 807 The Canadian Revolution: Canada 1968-2000
MUS 211 Music Cultures of the City
MUS 401 Music, Religion and Spirituality
MUS 501 Traditional Musics of the World
PHL 400 Human Rights and Justice
PHL 420 Philosophy, Diversity and Recognition
PHL 621 Beyond the Western Academic Tradition
PHL 922 Religious Belief, Diversity, and Truth
POG 315 Equity and Human Rights in Canada
POL 510 The Politics of Sexual Diversity
PSY 550 Human Sexuality
PSY 560 Sport, Exercise and Performance
PSY 620 Psychology of Immigration
PSY 807 Psychology of Prejudice
PSY 940 Prejudice and Discrimination  
PSY 941 Cross Cultural Psychology
SOC 203 Social Class and Inequality
SOC 474 Immigration, Borders and Belonging
SOC 507 Race and Ethnicity in Canadian Society
SOC 603 Sociology of Gender
SOC 608 Women, Power and Change
SOC 633 Sex, Gender Identities and Sexualities
SOC 885 Women and Islam
SOC 941 Colonialism and Racialization
SOC 943 Poverty Issues


* All students must complete a minimum of one of: ACS 800 or ACS 900.

† Students must successfully complete one of ACS 800 or ACS 900 before enrolling inACS 950.