Mar 04, 2024
ES 344 - Malcolm X: Third World Revolutionary
Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-D; Social Justice
An intensive seminar course that examines the life and political/cultural influence of the iconic third world revolutionary known variously as Malcolm Little, Detroit Red, Malcolm X, and El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz.
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: On-ground, or Hybrid or Online-Asynchronous.
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:
- Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of the details of the life of Malcolm X Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of the evolution of political, cultural, and spiritual theories and practices of Malcolm X
- Students will understand the lasting political and cultural influence of Malcolm X within the context of a broad diversity and heterogenity of Black social and political movements (SLO #3)
- Students will develop the ability the ability to apply the political, cultural, and spiritual ideas of Malcolm X, particularly those that focus on internal colonialism and resistance, to contemporary American and global politics (SLO #5)
UD-D. Upper-division Social Sciences Learning Outcomes
Social Justice Overlay Learning Outcomes
- 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;
- demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply accurately disciplinary concepts of the social or behavioral sciences; and
- demonstrate an understanding of and ability to effectively plan or conduct research using an appropriate method of the social or behavioral sciences.
- use a disciplinary perspective to analyze issues of social justice and equity;
- describe the challenges to achieving social justice; and
- identify ways in which individuals and/or groups can contribute to social justice within local communities, nations, or the world.
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