University of Portland Bulletin 2016-2017

Goal IV:

Diversity and Difference: Learn to live and contribute in a diverse society and interdependent world.

Learning Outcomes:

The student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an ability to critically examine the ideas and traditions of western civilization within a global context.
  2. Recognize how social and political factors, psychological factors, religious factors, culture, national identity, race, gender, and/or communication shape the way we view the world and identify differences between and within societies and other diverse groups of people;
  3. Recognize social, political, historical, economic, and/or religious factors contributing to cultural differences;
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of religious, political, historical, and/or social concepts necessary to be informed and engaged citizens living in an increasingly interdependent world.