Cultural Studies and Equity Graduate Certificate Program

Catalog Description

This graduate certificate program is intended for degree and non-degree seeking graduate students interested in issues of culture, diversity, equity and social justice. Students enrolled in any CEBS graduate program preparing for careers in teaching, administration, counseling, or research may obtain the certificate in addition to their graduate degree. Students in graduate programs outside of CEBS with interest in education are welcome, as are non-degree seeking practicing educators looking for professional development in cultural diversity.

Certificate requirements – 16 credits

Perquisites: Enrollment as a degree or non-degree seeking graduate student at UNC.

Required credits – 7 credits

Course Number and Name EDF 619 – Pluralism in Education (3 credits) EDLD 606 – Linguistically Diverse Students and the U.S. Educational System (3 credits) EDF 618 – Internship in Cultural Studies and Equity (1 credit)

Elective credits – 9 credits

Students can choose from the following 24 available credits of coursework.

Course Number and Name

APCE 623 – Counseling Diverse Populations (3 credits)
EDLD 600 – Literacy and Content Instruction in Spanish Bilingual Classrooms (3 credits)
EDLD 602 – Teaching Linguistically Diverse Learners (3 credits)
EDLD 603 – Methods and Assessment for ESL and Bilingual Education (3 credits)
EDLD 746 – Sociocultural Theories and Linguistically Diverse Education (3 credits)
EDSE 679 – Interventions for Students with Cultural and Linguistic Differences (3 credits)
HESA 655 – Multiculturalism in Higher Education and Student Affairs (3 credits)
HESA 765 – Advanced Multiculturalism (3 credits)
HESA 669 – Culturally Responsive Teaching and Transformative Learning (3 credits)