Learning Goals Matrix

Program Home

Portfolio Home

CSUS Home

AAHE 
Principles 

Learning 
Goals 

GE 
Outcomes
 

Guidelines 
for 
Assessment
 

  

California State University, Sacramento

 

Area D:The Individual and Society

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 category.]

3. Is broad in scope and not limited to one institution or social process.

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.]

Students will:

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 societies.

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.