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Area F Ethnic Studies (3 units)
Course Expectations for Ethnic Studies
- Be offered by a department in the College of Ethnic Studies or be cross-listed with a course offered by the College of Ethnic Studies.
- Have any modifications or adaptations to the student learning outcomes approved through peer evaluation by faculty in the College of Ethnic Studies.
- Fulfill a minimum of three out of the following five learning objectives as appropriate to their status.
- Area F may include both upper division and lower division courses.
Student Learning Outcomes for Ethnic Studies
- Analyze and articulate concepts such as race and racism, racialization, ethnicity, equity, ethno-centrism, eurocentrism, white supremacy, self- determination, liberation, decolonization, sovereignty, imperialism, settler colonialism, and antiracism as analyzed in any one or more of the following: American Indian Studies, Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, Latina/Latino Studies, Race and Resistance Studies.
- Apply theory and knowledge produced by Ethnic studies scholarship to describe the critical events, histories, cultures, intellectual traditions, contributions, lived-experiences and social struggles of BIPOC Communities and indigenous nations located within US-occupied territories, with a particular emphasis on agency and group-affirmation.
- Critically analyze the intersection of race and racism as they relate to class, gender, sexuality, religion, spirituality, national origin, immigration status, ability, tribal citizenship, sovereignty, language, and/or age in BIPoC Communities and indigenous nations located within in US occupied territories.
- Explain and assess how struggle, resistance, racial and social justice, solidarity, and liberation, as experienced, enacted, and studied by BIPOC communities and indigenous nations located within US- occupied territories are relevant to current and structural issues such as communal, national, international, and transnational politics as, for example, in immigration, reparations, settler- colonialism, multiculturalism, language policies.
- Describe and actively engage with anti-racist and anti-colonial issues and practices and movements in BIPOC communities and indigenous nations located within US-occupied territories to build a just and equitable society.