Program Learning Outcomes
Race and Ethnic Studies
Bachelor of Arts
REST students craft their own learning plan or area of emphasis within the major. Depending on their area of emphasis, REST majors may focus primarily on a subset of the following learning outcomes, but by the completion of their program all students should be able to:
- Effectively evaluate how racism has been embedded in social structures and institutions and how these structures affect people’s everyday lives.
- Accurately analyze how race is socially constructed and transformed over time.
- Clearly analyze racism as a form of oppression that operates in a dynamic, intersecting relationship with other forms of power and oppression.
- Apply concepts and methods from multiple disciplines to broaden their analysis of race and racism.
- Evaluate how individual and collective action has and can be used to create social change and racial justice.
- Demonstrate analytic and integrative skills through clear and well-organized written and oral communication.
- Demonstrate how racism has been embedded in social structures and institutions and how these structures affect people’s everyday lives.
Learning outcomes for all graduates from the College of Arts & Sciences