Diversity Emphasis courses were originally identified as either Gender, Race, Class, and Ethnicity, or Non-Western Cultures.
|Guidelines for Gender, Race, Class And Ethnicity|
|A course proposed to meet the gender, race, class and ethnicity requirement must involve at least two, and should, whenever possible, involve all three, of the following:
|Guidelines for Non-Western Civilization|
|Broadly-defined, non-Western means non-European. Beyond this general guideline, the term points to cultural perspectives, behavior, and influences delimited less by geographical location than by their contrast with those shaped by the dominant thoughts and economies of western Europe and America. Courses may be designated "non-Western" if they involve at least two, and when possible all four, of the following: