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HURL 206. Understanding Oppression (Diversity)

Credits: 1
Department: Human Relations & Multicultural Education
Description: Consultants from oppressed groups will share expertise on various contemporary human relations issues (racism, sexism, disabilities, poverty, religious oppression, homophobia, etc.).
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify, define, and analyze individual and institutional oppression, violence, and environmental destruction in the U.S. and globally.
2. Explain and empathize with the experiences of people or animals different than yourself.
3. Analyze and explain how oppression or justice, power and violence or peace, environmental destruction or sustainability are related to your personal life.
4. Identify and explain the complexities of money, power, and oppression, and consider personal, collective, and global actions for social & environmental justice.
5. Identify the interconnections between social justice, peace, environmental, and animal issues.
6. Practice media analysis using alternative media sources through assigned course readings.

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