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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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GS 321 - Navigating for Success as a Sankofa Scholar I

Units: 1 ; Breadth Area: GE-E
Supports transfer students in the Sankofa Scholars Program Learning Community as they begin their journey at CSUEB. Integrates models and tools of academic success, personal growth, and professional development that are grounded in cultural and community advocacy. Offered in Fall semester. Note: The Diversity Overlay requirement is satisfied upon completion of the two-course sequence, GS 321 and GS 322.

Prerequisites: Junior standing or higher, and department consent.
Equivalent Quarter Course: GS 3011.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-E -Lifelong Learning and Self-Development
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Establish a peer-support network within the Sankofa Learning Community;
  2. Identify and use key campus resources and services;
  3. Apply skills related to sustained academic success and career exploration;
  4. Demonstrate how community engagement, cultural competency, and advocacy for self and society impact personal growth and benefit the lives of others;
  5. Compare and contrast current and historical systems of oppression and their impact on the lived experiences of Blacks and African cultural groups in the U.S., with a lens on the intersectionality of race and gender; 
  6. Explain how advocacy has impacted Blacks and African cultural groups throughout U.S. history.

E. Lifelong Learning and Self-Development Learning Outcomes
  1. develop intellectual, practical, and/or physical skills and abilities that will serve them throughout their lives;
  2. apply their learning to other pursuits within and outside of the classroom; and
  3. demonstrate the capacity to make informed and ethical decisions.

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