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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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HIST 393 - Revolutionary Thought in Latin America

Units: 4 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-D; Social Justice
History of revolutionary thought in Latin America as a focus of political and social change, organizing and armed initiatives; discussion of revolutionary theory with a specific focus on race, ethnicity, sexuality, class, and gender.

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.
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 - Social Justice
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. identify key events, peoples, individuals, terms, periods, and chronology of the history of Latin America; distinguish between historical fact and historical interpretation; and connect historical events in chronological chain(s) of cause and effect
  2. develop critical thinking skills by discussing the living nature of history, using historical evidence to critique competing interpretations of the same historical events, explaining the nature of historical controversies
  3. develop the ability to connect choices, actions, and consequences to ethical decision making by examining the motivations and actions of key figures in Latin American History
  4. develop an understanding of civic and social responsibility by examining interactions within and between regional, national, and global communities in Latin American History.

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.
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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