Course Approval Application

All applications received by Friday, October 6 will be reviewed before spring 2018 pre-registration.


The goal of the Analyzing Difference Committee is to foster a robust and diverse curricula with respect to the AD requirement. Accordingly, we view this approval process as a dialogue between the instructor and committee. We are more than happy to provide recommendations and resources to aid you in the process of course development and assessment. Contact the chair of the committee (Tomás Summers Sandoval) for more information.

To submit your course for review, please provide answers to all of the following questions.


General Information

Is this course required for the major?

Is this course a senior seminar?

Does this course have any prerequisites?

Please provide the course description (250-400 words).

Analyzing Difference courses are focused primarily on a sustained analysis of the causes and effects of structured inequality and discrimination, and their relation to U.S. society. Such courses will make use of analyses that emphasize intersecting categories of difference. Examples include, but are not limited to: race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, citizenship, linguistic heritage, class, religion, and physical ability.

Please attach a syllabus for the class.

PDF or Microsoft Word, 2mb max