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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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LBST 499 - Liberal Studies Senior Seminar

Units: 3
Capstone course for the Liberal Studies majors.  Emphasis on interdisciplinary analysis of a significant contemporary issue.  Written and/or web-based presentation of research and/or community engagement activities, and student learning outcomes portfolio.

Prerequisites: LBST 201.
Credit Restrictions: Not open to students with credit in HUM 4020.
Equivalent Quarter Course: HUM 4020.
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 solid foundational knowledge and understanding of interdisciplinary perspectives (humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences) on one contemporary issue of global scale;
  2. present the issue in question from interdisciplinary perspectives with clear articulation of the issue, past attempts to address the issue, and remaining problems, with solid evidence and clear reasoning;
  3. perceive and express personal and societal values and ethical orientations regarding the issue, present the above clearly in both speech and writing, supplemented with relevant visual and quantitative information; and
  4. engage in team work on a course project within a small group, showing ability to listen and adopt comments and suggestions from others.
  5. develop a personal portfolio showing accomplishments of the Liberal Studies Program SLOs.

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