F Ethnic Studies

Area F Ethnic Studies (3 units)

Course Expectations for Ethnic Studies

  1. 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.
  2. Have any modifications or adaptations to the student learning outcomes approved through peer evaluation by faculty in the College of Ethnic Studies.
  3. Fulfill a minimum of three out of the following five learning objectives as appropriate to their status.
  4. Area F may include both upper division and lower division courses.

Student Learning Outcomes for Ethnic Studies

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.