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Prepare yourself for a lifetime of successful communication practices in our diverse world. The communication, diversity and social justice certificate will give you an in-depth understanding of how communication intersects with issues of diversity.

The certificate is grounded in a larger concern with social justice issues. Coursework emphasizes issues of power, privilege and difference. This certificate will give you the opportunity to:

  • Gain practice in facilitating difficult conversations
  • Examine the role of equity and inclusion in media
  • Consider the role of social movements in shaping our world today

You will work in the classroom to understand and gain experience with difficult dialogues, such as issues of race, gender and inclusivity. You will also participate in community projects of your choosing to gain experience in real world social justice events and practices.

Communication, Diversity and Social Justice Certificate Requirements