LALS276 Latinas in the United States (Same as GWS 276 and SOC 226)


General Education Category and Learning Outcomes
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Understanding the Individual and Society

-Recognize, describe, and explain social institutions, structures, and processes and the complexities of a global culture and diverse society.

-Think critically about how individuals influence and are influenced by political, geographic, economic, cultural, and family institutions in their own and other cultures and explain how one's knowledge and beliefs may differ from others.

-Examine how literature, history, ethical systems, scientific inquiry, or communicative practice shape our knowledge and perception of individuals and social structures.


Understanding U.S. Society

-Analyze aspects of U.S. society.

-Analyze the communicative, political, social, economic, or cultural systems in the U.S.

-Explore the diverse communities—racial, ethnic, class, gender, religious, and sexual—that define cultural and political life in the United States.

-Study events, ideas, or movements that have influenced U.S. society.


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