Nov 26, 2022  
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog

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HIST 473 - Sexuality and Identity in US History


Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C; Diversity
Diversity of sexualities and identities in U.S. history. Effects of regional and ethnic/racial family patterns; responses to urbanization, industrialization, migrations, and technology; changing roles of families, children, and developments in marriage and other expressions of love, obligation, and cooperation.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities, Overlay - Diversity
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently


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

  1. Investigate the historical evolution of diverse expressions of sexuality and gender identity in the United States; 
  2. Analyze power and coercion in understandings and practices of sexuality and identity; 
  3. Examine cultural expressions, political movements, and legal systems in seeking to control or expand understandings of sexuality and gender identity.


UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
 

  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.
Diversity Overlay Learning Outcomes
 

  1. describe the histories and/or experiences of one or more U. S. cultural groups and the resilience and agency of group members;
  2. identify structures of oppression and the diverse efforts and strategies used by groups to combat the effects of oppressive structures;
  3. 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;
  4. 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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