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Student Learning Outcomes


1. Knowledge

  • Describe the diverse and complex relationships within Asian American and Pacific Islander ethnic groups.

  • Describe the diverse and complex relationships between Asian American and Pacific Islander ethnic groups and other groups.

  • Acquire knowledge of the historical and contemporary experiences of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

  • Acquire knowledge of the experiences of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in local and global contexts.

  • Demonstrate competence in using multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives in the study of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

  • Demonstrate competence in using intersecting perspectives in the study of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

2. Critical Thinking

  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically about the issues and concerns of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply concepts and theories to new situations.

  • Demonstrate the ability to synthesize new ideas bringing together experiences and theories.


3. Communication

  • Communicate clearly, effectively, and persuasively, both orally and in writing.


4. Leadership and Civic Engagement

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply concepts toward creating social change affecting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

  • Acquire experience in civic engagement or service-learning.

  • Work effectively as a leader or a member of a collaborative group to achieve a goal.