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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LBST 201 - Introduction to Liberal Studies

Units: 3
Introduction to the liberal arts educational approach, and application of interdisciplinary perspective to selected contemporary issues. Emphasis on information, reasoning, and evidence in written and/or visual presentations. 

Credit Restrictions: Not open to students with credit in HUM 2010.
Equivalent Quarter Course: HUM 2010.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. show preliminary appreciation of the concept and importance of a well-rounded liberal arts education;
  2. show emerging foundational knowledge and understanding of interdisciplinary perspectives (humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences) on one or two contemporary issues of global scale;
  3. present the issue in question from interdisciplinary perspectives with reasonable articulation of the issue, past attempts to address the issue, and remaining problems, with reasonable evidence and valid reasoning;
  4. present the above in both speech and writing, supplemented by relevant visual and quantitative information; and
  5. engage in team work on a course project within a small group

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