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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Human Relations

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Questions about the Human Relations requirement for licensure?

The MN Human Relations requirement is a state mandate (MN Rule Chapter 8710.0400) for all applicants for
teacher licensure in Minnesota. The Human Relations Requirement requires licensure applicants to show evidence of the following:

  • Understanding the contributions and lifestyles of the various racial, cultural, and economic groups in our society
  • Recognizing and dealing with dehumanizing biases, discrimination, and prejudices
  • Creating learning environments that contribute to the self-esteem of all persons and to positive interpersonal relations
  • Respecting human diversity and personal rights
  • The study of American Indian language, history, government, and culture

Approved Human Relations Courses:

Minnesota State University Mankato, MN and
Normandale Community College Bloomington, MN
Ginger Zierdt
Elementary Ed./Early Childhood Licensure
(507) 389-2431 EEC 222W: Human Relations and Cultural Diversity
Minnesota State University Mankato, MN Anne Dahlman
K-12/Secondary Education Licensure
(507) 389-5703
e-mail preferred
KSP 450/550: Human Relations and Cultural Diversity OR
KSP 220W/222: Human Relations and Cultural Diversity