1.ENABLE STUDENTS TO UNDERSTAND THE CONCEPTS OF CULTURE* AND THEIR RAMIFICATIONS SO STUDENTS CAN USE THESE FOR SYSTEMATIC INQUIRY INTO AND ACTIVE ENGAGEMENTS WITH A SPECIFIC CULTURE OR CULTURES. All courses will
a.present to students the complexity and the uniqueness of the specific culture or cultures,
b.acquaint students with areas of similarity and connectedness between cultures,
c.help students explore the value and validity of alternative approaches to solving the issues people confront, and
d.involve pedagogies which engage students and allow them to encounter other ways of knowing.