Sep 24, 2022
GS 322 - Navigating for Success as a Sankofa Scholar II
Units: 2; Breadth Area: GE-E; Diversity
Designed to support transfer students in the Sankofa Scholars Program Learning Community as they continue their journey at CSUEB. Focuses on leadership development, community engagement/advocacy, and building relationships across culture, language, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, abilities, and age. Note: The Diversity Overlay requirement is satisfied upon completion of the two-course sequence, GS 321 and GS 322.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing and department consent.
Equivalent Quarter Course: GS 3012.
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, Overlay - Diversity
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Establish a peer-support network within the Sankofa Learning Community;
- Identify and use key campus resources and services;
- Apply skills related to sustained academic success and career exploration;
- Demonstrate how community engagement, cultural competency, and advocacy for self and society impact personal growth and benefit the lives of others;
- 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;
- Explain how advocacy has impacted Blacks and African cultural groups throughout U.S. history.
E. Lifelong Learning and Self-Development Learning Outcomes
Diversity Overlay Learning Outcomes
- develop intellectual, practical, and/or physical skills and abilities that will serve them throughout their lives;
- apply their learning to other pursuits within and outside of the classroom; and
- demonstrate the capacity to make informed and ethical decisions.
- describe the histories and/or experiences of one or more U. S. cultural groups and the resilience and agency of group members;
- identify structures of oppression and the diverse efforts and strategies used by groups to combat the effects of oppressive structures;
- 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;
- 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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