Cultural, Linguistic, and Biological Diversity

These tools correspond with the SLS Student Learning Outcomes

 

 

 

Big Idea Writeup

Species biodiversity

Species biodiversity is a fundamental aspect of the structure and function of natural communities. It reflects both the number of species in a community and the relative abundance of those species; more species and more equitable abundance of the species increase diversity.

Sustainability

Sustainability provides a set of analytical and normative frameworks to understand and overcome the challenges of the 21st Century, such as extreme poverty, climate change, and social inequality.

Intersections of Biological Diversity and Cultural Diversity

There is a growing transdisciplinary field that investigates the links between the world’s cultural, linguistic, and biological diversity. By rejecting the separation between nature and culture, this field of study examines the various threats on diversity for both humanity and the earth

Inclusive Excellence

Social justice on campus requires working toward inclusive excellence in all aspects of university. 

Course

Serve-Learn-Sustain in Spain

The Serve-Learn-Sustain in Spain program is offered each spring semester by the School of Modern Languages.  Take 12 to 15 credits of upper-division Spanish and earn a Spanish certificate (12 credits) or a Spanish minor (15 credits) in just four months abroad.

The Serve-Learn-Sustain in Spain program is based in Granada, Spain and combines intensive conversation practice with service-learning projects and sustainability studies.