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HSRV436. Human Diversity and Ethics

HSRV 436 is designed to teach students about the systems which maintain differential access to power and privilege at the expense of marginalized populations (including but not limited to the Appalachia population), skills for understanding and evaluating their own values and belief system, and ways to advocate for the human services’ core value of social justice. Ethical decision-making, understanding and applying ethical codes and laws, and opportunities to develop critical thinking skills will also be emphasized and practiced throughout the course. Students will engage in project based learning related to unfamiliar cultures. Credit 3 hours. Offered fall and spring semesters. Junior or senior status preferred.