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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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PHIL 354 - Global Human Rights and Social Justice


Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C; Social Justice
Explores human rights theory and its global application from a philosophical perspective. Considers whether the following concepts can be applied globally: The nature of rights, individualism, liberalism, the social contract, multiculturalism, materialism, and the nature of power.

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 - Social Justice
Course Typically Offered: Spring ONLY


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

  1. write clear, academically rigorous argumentative essays;
  2. read complex texts, create original arguments, analyze the arguments of others, and express criticisms orally and in writing;
  3. demonstrate knowledge of philosophical theories of human/political rights and their traditions, methods and historical concepts;
  4. cultivate an appreciation for a diversity of ideas and values across time and for human difference in areas such as: religion, culture, ethnicity, race, class, sexuality and gender.


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.
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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