Multicultural and Social Perspectives

Students will develop the ability to:

  1. Identify the responsibilities and rights of the individual in human society.
  2. Appraise the impact of other cultures on the development of one’s own ideas and beliefs.
  3. Demonstrate how differences in race, gender, religion, ethnicity, social class, disability, sexual orientation, and linguistic background contribute to the pervasive realities of stereotyping and discrimination.
  4. Explain principles of group behavior and how systems of authority, order, and control influence those group behaviors. 
  5. Explain the social and historical circumstances that form the basis of the beliefs, experiences and actions of culturally diverse groups.
  6. Articulate the different assumptions, beliefs and perspectives of people from different cultural backgrounds and demonstrate respect for the beliefs, values, traditions, and practices of people from other cultures.