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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DHC 260 - Cultural Studies I

Variable topic. Courses focus on negotiating cultural differences by applying appropriate patterns of understanding and behavior in culturally diverse settings. Courses focus on one or more non-dominant cultures or peoples of the United States. May be repeated for credit under a different topic.

Prerequisite: admission to the Douglas Honors College.

Credits: (4)

General Education Category: K2 - Community, Culture, & Citizenship

General Education Pathways: P6 Ways of Knowing

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Articulate the requirements of informed citizenship based on analyses of social, cultural, economic and/or political processes, issues, and/or events.
  • Analyze the ways in which social, psychological, and/or culturally diverse experiences create value in a community and influence the community.
  • Analyze the reciprocal effects of governmental systems (local, national, regional, and/or global) and cultural notions of community and citizenship
  • Investigate the relationship of historical, social, economic, and/or cultural developments upon communities, citizenship, politics, and/or government.
  • Critically evaluate evidence of institutionalized cultural assumptions and their effect on individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrate effective use of written and oral communication skills both in form and structure within appropriate disciplinary conventions.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg, Online

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