May 19, 2022
ES 121 - The People’s History II
Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-D1-2; US-2, US-3; Social Justice
Topical and comparative approach to the contributions of diverse peoples and cultures to the development of the United States from 1877 to the present.
Equivalent Quarter Course: ES 1202.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely Online.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-D1-2 Lower Division Social Sciences, American Institutions/Code US-2 and US-3, Overlay - Social Justice
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Explain strategies deployed by activists when fighting to resist racism and transform social structures
D1-2. Lower-division Social Science Electives Learning Outcomes
US-2. U.S. Constitution Learning Outcomes
- specify how social, political, economic, and environmental systems and/or behavior are interwoven;
explain how humans individually and collectively relate to relevant sociocultural, political, economic, and/or environmental systems-how they produce, resist, and transform them;
discuss and debate issues from the course’s disciplinary perspective in a variety of cultural, historical, contemporary, and/or potential future contexts; and
explore principles, methodologies, value systems, and ethics employed in social scientific inquiry.
US-3. California Government Learning Outcomes
- Describe the development of the Constitution from the political philosophies of its framers to its later interpretation and amendment;
- Explain how the Constitution influenced the development of American political institutions and government;
- Explain citizen rights and responsibilities under the Constitution.
Social Justice Overlay Learning Outcomes
- Describe the role of California’s Constitution in state and local government;
- Explain the place of California’s Constitution in the evolution of federal-state relations;
- Describe the political processes that enable cooperation and conflict resolution between state and/or local governments and the federal government.
- use a disciplinary perspective to analyze issues of social justice and equity;
- describe the challenges to achieving social justice; and
- identify ways in which individuals and/or groups can contribute to social justice within local communities, nations, or the world.
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