BA Comparative Ethnic Studies

California Polytechnic State University
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It is expected that students who demonstrate the foregoing learning outcomes will be better prepared to understand the social, cultural, political, historical, and economic factors that have shaped their own social and occupational identities, as well as the social and occupational identities of others. This knowledge should better prepare students to work, collaborate, and interact more responsibly and effectively in an increasingly diverse and globalized workplace and world. Demonstrate an ability to define key concepts, terms, and scholarship in the Ethnic Studies discipline today, including a critical understanding of the ways in which social, cultural, political, and economic factors construct historical and contemporary meanings of race, class, gender, and sexuality in the United States, as well as the ways in which these meanings shape and are shaped by scientific and technical knowledge production and educational and professional practices. Employ these key concepts and terms to conduct independent analyses of historical and contemporary texts, the arts, popular culture, and social and occupational interactions. Critically analyze discourses, ideologies, and practices that maintain or increase economic, social, political, legal, educational, environmental, scientific and technological inequality. Engage with and create new knowledge that explores and promotes the expression of new social or cultural identities and cultural literacy in a multi-racial, multi-cultural society. Engage with and create new knowledge that explores and promotes cultural, social, political, and economic self-determination and self-representation of underrepresented groups, the expansion of human rights in a national and global context, and the diversity of cultural and social practices that promote social, economic, and environmental sustainability.

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St. Louis , United States