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The World is a Melting Pot


Why choose this program?

The concept of a global society has never been more spot-on than it is today. Organizations are looking for employees who can comprehend the differences that have historically set social groups apart from one another, and those who can develop a strong capacity for intellectual open-mindedness, tolerance and multicultural relationships. Our program can prepare you for greater cultural awareness and diverse employment opportunities.

What will I experience?

  • Learn how different cultures interact to shape individual identities and structure our society.
  • Develop greater awareness, knowledge and skills in issues of race, social class, gender, ability, sexual orientation and other social and cultural differences.
  • Examine the impacts of relationships and distinctions in class, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion and sexual orientation.
  • Learn to teach adults and children who are mastering a second language or do not speak English in the home.

What opportunities might it lead to?

An education in multicultural studies can lead to a career in a variety of fields where teaching, translating or interpreting are essential. Coursework in this area is also an excellent foundation for transfer to a four-year university in multicultural studies, ethnic studies and related fields such as liberal studies, education and the humanities.

Career opportunities include:
Individuals who study multicultural studies often work in the following professions:

  • Literacy Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Interpreter
  • Translator
  • Foreign language proofreader
  • Teaching assistant
  • Cultural events coordinator
  • Travel agent
  • Immigration officer

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