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EGS 295 - Independent Study

5 Credits
This course is a space to delve deeper into advanced topics in Ethnic Studies including whiteness, white supremacy, racialized diasporas, Feminisms of Color, Indigenous Epistemology, social revolutions, subaltern media production, and colonial economics. Emphasis is placed on the development and articulation of research  as a means to address social injustice. Course focus is at the discretion of the instructor.

Instructor Permission Required yes

Quarters Typically Offered
Summer Day
Fall Day, Evening
Winter Day, Evening
Spring Day, Evening

Designed to Serve All students with emphasis on students who have taken AEIS 100 Introduction to Ethnic Studies. 
Active Date 20200401T13:21:19

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 35
Contact Hours: Other 275
Total Contact Hours 275
Degree Distributions:
Transferable Elective Yes
Course Outline

  • Theoretical Framework Introduction 
  • Canon Literature Analysis 
  • Self-Concept Mapping
  • Introduction to Research Method
  • Collective Production of Research 
  • Dissemination of Process/Findings 

Student Learning Outcomes
Apply the theoretical foundations of ethnic studies to the selected course topic.

Analyze and discuss select texts in ethnic studies in relation to contemporary social justice issues.

Interpret personal experiences with and observations of systematic inequality using course frameworks.

Develop and present an ethnic studies research project using research methods emphasized in the course.

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