Diversity Studies Minor Final Project Approval Form

Final Project Requirement

The purpose of the Final Project in the Minor in Diversity Studies is to ensure that students connect theoretical and practice with regard to the issues and questions they have explored in the minor. Final Projects must demonstrate goals that are closely related to the learning objectives of the minor.

Diversity Studies Minor Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate critical thinking about power, difference, and identity.
  • Engage in self-evaluation in terms of diversity, regionally, nationally, and globally.
  • Understand structural and historical imbalances of power and privilege.
  • Incorporate interdisciplinary approaches to diversity into daily interactions.
  • Foster communication skills imbued with respect and empathy consistent with the promotion of civility in discourse across lines of difference and power.
  • Exhibit leadership and create opportunities for shared learning related to diversity beyond the classroom and campus.

To fulfill the requirement:

  1. Identify a 400-level course you are interested in taking to satisfy the Final Project Requirement.
  2. Obtain description of the course or the course’s syllabus (or complete a project proposal if planning independent work).
  3. Complete the Final Project Form. In the rationale, describe how the goals of the course relate to the Diversity Studies Minor Learning Objectives.
  4. Submit Final Project Form and the course description no later than quarterly deadline posted on www.bothell.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-minor.


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