Area D 1b World Cultures
1. Exposes students to an analysis of political, social, and economic
institutions of societies other than the United States. [In the
case of western or central Europe, this analysis should not be limited
to a single country.]
2. May include a historical component. [The primary emphasis of
the course is on the 20th century, with significant attention to the
post-1945 period, thus emphasizing the "contemporary" nature of this
3. Is broad in scope and not limited to one institution or social
4. Develops an understanding of and appreciation for the diversity
of the human community.
5. Presents the contributions and perspectives of women; persons from
various ethnic, socio-economic, and religious groups, gays and lesbians;
and persons with disabilities. [At least two of these groups should
be included in the course.]
1. Demonstrates an understanding of the political, social, and economic
institutions of a society other than the United States.
2. Demonstrates an understanding of the diversity that exists in human
3. Demonstrates an understanding of the contributions to human society
of at least two of the following groups: women, ethnic religious, socio-economic,
gays and lesbians, and persons with disabilities.