Chabot College Curriculum Committee
Proposal for American Cultures Course
(to be completed by proposer's discipline or Division colleagues)
Course Rubric and Number:
Answers to the following questions help you and reviewers determine if requirements have been
1. Proposal indicates the course will provide students an understanding of cultural and ethnic
issues in the history and society of the United States of America and may include any one or
more of the following components: race, gender, culture, religion, class, age, physical and
Yes. Briefly describe the cultural and ethnic issues the course will address:
2. Proposal indicates the course will integrate and compare the contributions of and the
differences between the significant demographic groups in the United States of America.
Students should be provided with those theoretical framework and analytical skills which
allow for an understanding of gender and cultural diversity as they relate to the subject matter
Yes. Briefly describe how the instructor plans to structure the presentation.
Chronologically? By groups? Thematically? Topically? Other? Include additional
information re: the instructor's plan for integrating American Cultures into the course.
3. Proposal indicates the subject matter of the course will draw from at least three of the
following groups or any major subgroup within these categories: African Americans,
Asian/Pacific Islander Americans, European Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native
Americans, Middle Eastern Americans.
Yes. Which groups or major subgroups will be addressed?