|Required Student Learning Outcomes
- describe the historical and contemporary societal factors that shape the development
of individual and group identity involving race, class, and gender;
- analyze the role that complex networks of social structures and systems play in the
creation and perpetuation of the dynamics of power, privilege, oppression, and opportunity;
- apply the principles of rights, access, equity, and autonomous participation to past,
current, or future social justice action;
- demonstrate understanding of United States’ society and/or history, including the
diversity of individuals and communities that make up the nation;
- understand the role of individual participation in U.S. communities and government;
- apply historical and contemporary evidence to draw, support, or verify conclusions.
- Those applying for the U.S. Diversity: Inclusion, Equity, and Social Justice designation
are also applying for the Diversity: Inclusion, Equity, and Social Justice designation.
- The course must present an historical narrative of the United States and its institutions.
This narrative must include several themes that have shaped the development of American
society, such as the struggle for democracy, citizenship, racial and gender equality,
religious freedom, civil rights, etc.; the conflicts that have erupted over these
issues; and the consensus, if any, that has been reached on each of them.
- The narrative must cover at least a century of American history and connect that period
to periods before and after it.
- The course must situate the history of the U.S. within the context of world history
or of two or more regions of the world, as a means of understanding America's evolving
relationship with the rest of the world.
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