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Race/Ethnicity and/or Gender Outcomes Criteria
Ferris graduates should have increased their ability or capacity to:
Articulate the ways in which existing issues surrounding race/ethnicity and/or gender
impact the construction of identity, stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination, and privilege,
especially within the United States.
Comment accurately about current events and issues in the United States and throughout
the world as they directly relate to race/ethnicity and/or gender. Ideally, this would
include an awareness of the interconnectedness of these events and issues from the
perspective of different disciplines.
Describe distinct attributes (geographic, scientific, economic, cultural, linguistic
and/or historical) of race/ethnicity and/or gender. This would also include discussion
of how these attributes have impacted the social construction of race/ethnicity and/or
gender or how race/ethnicity and/or gender, especially within the United States, have
themselves affected these attributes.
Identify the meaning and influence of the categories known as race/ethnicity and/or
gender has had on the production of social knowledge and individual responses to that
Ferris graduates should develop a more positive perspective and consciousness of the
significance of race/ethnicity and/or gender, both in terms of how these concepts
have shaped their own world view as well as enhancing their understanding of social