Effective May 7, 2013 to present
Meets graduation requirements for
- Can critically read, interpret and critique a variety of academic texts at an upper division college level.
- Can evaluate the strengths and limits of political, social and market- based perspectives at an upper division college level.
- Understands and can compare key concepts drawn from economics, sociology and political science to an understanding of contemporary economic issues and processes.
- Can synthesize interdisciplinary knowledge in producing essays that are literate, well-argued and consistent with upper division college level writing standards.
- Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
- Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
- Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
- Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.
- Examine, articulate, and apply their own ethical views.
- Understand and apply core concepts (e.g. politics, rights and obligations, justice, liberty) to specific issues.
- Analyze and reflect on the ethical dimensions of legal, social, and scientific issues.
- Recognize the diversity of political motivations and interests of others.
- Identify ways to exercise the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.