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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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FER 3911 - Cultural Competence for First Responders

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): Completion of General Studies Written Communication Requirement; FER 3430

Description: Students in this course examine first responder roles in society in relation to social power, class structure, ecological patterns, subcultural developments, and processes of change in the community and in the larger culture. Culture is examined in order to comprehend the interaction between subcultures in the larger society, as well as develop an understanding of cultural competence applications for first responders. Students in this course evaluate the ambivalence in the social processes of first responders, and the challenges inherent in the profession.

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