Jun 22, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AMES 299 - Independent Study-American Minority and Ethnic Studies

Credits: 1-5
Allows and encourages a student to study independently in an area of their special interests in American and ethnic minority studies. Student and instructor decide course content, type and scope of work.

Prerequisite: AMES 100  and instructor’s permission.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of a specific topic.
  2. Design and execute a research project to explore the topic.

Program Outcomes
  1. Articulate knowledge of comparative and interdisciplinary topics related to ethnic minority groups’ narratives.
  2. Demonstrate skill in community organizing.


College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.



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