Race and Ethnic Studies Concentration

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate:

  1. basic knowledge of the history and culture of multicultural groups in the United States, defined for our purposes as African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans.
  2. basic gains in cultural competency, including an ability to express themselves on racial issues in a diverse classroom setting.
  3. basic familiarity with issues in contemporary America of importance to multicultural groups.
  4. basic familiarity with a range of scholarly approaches to the subject matter.
  5. basic ability to draw meaningful comparisons between different racial groups, and between other ethnic and immigrant groups in the United States.

March 2010