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Student Learning Outcomes

AMST 182 - Introduction to Environmental and Social Justice

  1. Students will demonstrate the ability to understand and explain complicated scholarly work
  2. Students will demonstrate the ability to explain key concepts and theories in environmental and social justice and will demonstrate a familiarity with histories of U.S. and transnational environmental and social justice movements.
  3. Students will demonstrate an ability to apply key concepts and terms in environmental and social justice to analyses of contemporary controversies over the distribution of environmental risk
  4. Students will be able to draw on key theories and concepts in environmental and social justice in order to examine the implications of environmental rhetorics regarding the “uses” and “abuses” of nature and the concept of the natural.

AMST 185 - Introduction to Race, Class, Ethnicity

  1. Students will develop comprehension of basic terms, concepts, and methods required in the study of race, class, and ethnicity
  2. Students will learn an overview of the history of racial formations in the United States, showing how various groups have been assigned and assumed racial, ethnic, and class identities
  3. Students will show measurable improvement in students' critical thinking skills

AMST 186 - Introduction to Southwest Studies

  1. Students will develop comprehension of the basic terms, concepts and methods of Southwest studies
  2. Students will learn an overview of the history of the Southwest including an understanding of the major cultural groups and their role in shaping the Southwest
  3. Students will show measurable improvement in students' critical thinking skills