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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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ES 381 - Racialized Masculinities

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-D; Diversity
This course explores the intersection of race, class, gender, sexuality and the construction of masculinity for gay, straight, bisexual, transgender, queer men of color in contemporary American society.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area D1-3 requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Equivalent Quarter Course: ES 3710.
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-D - Upper Division Social Sciences, Overlay - Diversity
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Students will explain cutting-edge, discipline specific Ethnic Studies theoretical frameworks including queer of color theory, cultural studies, post-colonial theory, sexuality, and interdisciplinary studies and a broad range of topics including media representations, marketing strategies of monopoly capitalism, American legal and penal systems, and the global economy to promote social justice and equity. (SLO #2)
  2. Students will recognize the complexity, heterogeneity and power dynamics between and within racialized and gendered groups in the US. Across different historical moments. (SLO #3)
  3. Students will research and write effectively, in individual or collaborative contexts, on issues, ideas, perspectives, and values that affect people of color in the United States (SLO #4)

UD-D. Upper-division Social Sciences Learning Outcomes
  1. analyze how power and social identity affect social outcomes for different cultural and economic groups using methods of social science inquiry and vocabulary appropriate to those methods;
  2. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply accurately disciplinary concepts of the social or behavioral sciences; and
  3. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to effectively plan or conduct research using an appropriate method of the social or behavioral sciences.
Diversity Overlay Learning Outcomes
  1. describe the histories and/or experiences of one or more U. S. cultural groups and the resilience and agency of group members;
  2. identify structures of oppression and the diverse efforts and strategies used by groups to combat the effects of oppressive structures;
  3. analyze the intersection of the categories of race and gender as they affect cultural group members’ lived realities and/or as they are embodied in personal and collective identities;
  4. recognize the way that multiple differences (including, for example, gender, class, sexuality, religion, disability, immigration status, gender expression, color/phenotype, racial mixture, linguistic expression, and/or age) within cultural groups complicate individual and group identities.

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