Race and Ethnic Studies Major

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate:

  1. 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. gains in cultural competency, including an ability to express themselves on racial issues in a diverse classroom setting.
  3. familiarity with issues in contemporary America of importance to multicultural groups.
  4. familiarity with a range of scholarly approaches to the subject matter.
  5. the ability to draw meaningful comparisons between different racial groups, and between other ethnic and immigrant groups in the United States.

March 2010