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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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GS 331 - Community Engagement and Leadership Seminar for GANAS I

Units: 1 ; Breadth Area: GE-E; Social Justice
Designed to support transfer students in the GANAS Program as they continue their academic journey at CSUEB. Focuses on leadership development, connecting learning to community engagement, and understanding the importance of Latinx educational equity.  Note: The Social Justice Overlay requirement is satisfied upon completion of the two-course sequence, GS 331 and GS 332. 

Prerequisites: Completion of GE areas A1, A2 and A3.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: ABC/NC grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-E -Lifelong Learning and Self-Development, Overlay - Social Justice
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Describe the university resources that can help them achieve their academic, personal, and professional goals.
  2. Develop effective strategies for academic success as part of a diverse community of transfer students.
  3. Identify their professional goals and develop a plan to reach them. 
  4. Build relationships through service learning or other forms of community engagement 
  5. Develop their own definition of social justice and engage in critical self reflection about their role in being an leader in advocating social justice causes that are important to them.

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.
Social Justice Overlay Learning Outcomes
  1. use a disciplinary perspective to analyze issues of social justice and equity;
  2. describe the challenges to achieving social justice; and
  3. identify ways in which individuals and/or groups can contribute to social justice within local communities, nations, or the world.

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