You know that changes in cultural perceptions today are going to significantly impact your personal and professional life in the future. How do you prepare for those changes now so you’re equipped to approach situations with cultural sensitivity? If you have bigger ideas about building trust in your community or working with different populations of people, this is where you start—all while earning UC credit.
Learning Format Online
Duration 9 months
*Duration times can vary, talk to your student success coach for more information.
Total Units 8 Units
Historical context for privilege, diversity, and oppression locally and globally
Self-reflection practices to understand social issues that they’ve experienced or witnessed and how to identify them in their larger communities
Internship and job preparation skills like interviewing and resume writing
High school students wanting to improve their cultural sensitivity and awareness
High school students wanting to contribute to positive intercultural relationship in a local and global context
High school students wanting to earn UC course credit for use on their college applications
Course Schedules are Subject to Change
Required (8.00 Units )
Introduction to the Study of Race and EthnicityThis course will introduce foundational theories and concepts in Ethic Studies, and examine how social institutions have historically shaped race relations and social processes producing racial, class, and gender inequalities and stratifications.
Exploring the Global WorkplaceStudents will learn how to achieve introductory-level abilities in career-preparation skills including resume writing, informational interviewing, work-culture and communication, and traditional interviewing techniques.