General Course Learning Objectives:
These objectives will be referred to as LO followed by a number.
- Identify issues on campus needing attention, as they relate to black students, staff, and faculty
- Demonstrate (understanding of) campus advocacy and activism, as related to black lives and experiences
- Identify academic, social, and cultural resources available to black students (e.g., faculty, staff, other students, outside of SMC community members, academic support)
- Articulate and make efforts to understand varied black experiences, activities, and responses
- Express the social and cultural importance of black voices and experiences at SMC and beyond
- Develop productive approaches to dialogue about internal factors shaping black relationships and movements
- Identify and critique the multiple and varied strategies people use to implement social change
- Examine the history and ideologies of a range of influential social movements at SMC
American Diversity Learning Outcomes of the Core Curriculum:
These objectives will be referred to as AD followed by a number.
- Analyze aspects of social diversity (e.g., ethnicity, race, socio-economic status, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, ability, and political identity) and how they affect society in the United States of America; and
- Explain how social categories and structures of power may affect the human person.
Common Good Learning outcomes of the Core Curriculum:
These objectives will be referred to as CD followed by a number.
- Reflect and write substantively on ways in which human beings find fulfillment in community; or
- Articulate, in prose or through another communicative medium, a critical account of just social order; or
- Demonstrate a capacity for coherent, principled analysis of concrete social problems.