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ES 307 - God is Red: American Indian Worldview


Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C; Sustainability
Investigation of American Indian worldview and spirituality, the philosophical tenets behind these different forms of knowledge production and their influences on American Indian societies. The study of how cultures construct and classify their universe and reality based on cultural criteria.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements; and ES 100 and/or ES 200.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Equivalent Quarter Course: ES 3310.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities, Overlay - Sustainability
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Students will be able to identify the various ways that cultures rely on domains of place-based knowledge for building mental spaces related to worldview, spirituality, and sustainability paradigms that will help students recognize how to act responsibly and sustainably at local, national, and global levels
  2. Students will be able to characterize the intricacies and complexities of American Indian worldview throughout North America
  3. Students will be able to synthesize the history of Ethnoscientific and Ethnocosmological research


UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.
Sustainability Overlay Learning Outcomes
  1. identify the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of sustainability, either in general or in relation to a specific problem;
  2. analyze interactions between human activities and natural systems;
  3. describe key threats to environmental sustainability; and
  4. explain how individual and societal choices affect prospects for sustainability at the local, regional, and/or global levels.



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