Understanding Diversity and Valuing Similarities [B]

This course is an introduction to the variety of cultural, ethnic and racial groups, with the goal of examining stereotypes and developing an appreciation of cultural diversity. Each time the course is offered, the heritage and culture of several distinct groups will be studied in detail, with special emphasis on the groups most common to the Connecticut River Valley. Students will be encouraged to investigate their own cultural heritage, as well as that of other groups.


Holyoke Community College
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