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At its April 4 meeting, the Academic Senate at Central Michigan University voted to add a new University Program category requiring students to take a course in non-race based discrimination.We think this addition will benefit students and the entire Central Michigan University community by creating a more inclusive campus — one of the university’s core values.The new category, subgroup IV-D, will require students starting in 2019 to take a class focused on discrimination issues regarding gender, sex, identity, sexuality, sexual orientation, religion or disability.The new requirement will not force students to take additional general education credits — which was many academic senators’ major critique earlier this semester.
Future Broncos, incoming freshman and transfer students will be selecting courses to fill the WMU essential studies requirement instead of general education requirements when the revised general education curriculum goes into effect.
The Alternative Service Break program is administered through the Department of Student Involvement at the university. Students participated in the Making Corrections: Enhancing Education in Incarceration event March 11-18, one of five programs available in the spring 2017 semester.