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Race and Ethnicity (SOC-385)
Varies (self-study; self-paced).
March 2022 - Present.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: describe the major sociological concepts applicable to racial and ethnic identity, intergroup relations, prejudice, discrimination, racism, immigration, and multiculturalism; describe the diversity and inequality among major racial and ethnic groups in the U.S.; analyze the history of U.S. race and ethnic relations as they apply to the experiences of specific racial and ethnic groups; explain various race and ethnicity related social phenomena and issues; discuss how social forces (such as economic and political competition) shape intergroup relations and how race and ethnic relations in turn influence both social institutions and the day-to-day experiences of individual members of the society: and summarize the dynamics of power relationships among racial and ethnic groups and how minority groups have negotiated the conditions of their marginalization in American society.
Race and Ethnicity (SOC-385) is designed to introduce the sociology of race and ethnicity. Race and ethnicity is a fascinating, challenging, and dynamic field of sociological inquiry. Everyone is affected by race and ethnicity, and this course focuses on social interaction and inequality between and within racial-ethnic groups. The student will be introduced to the sociological concepts concerning racial and ethnic identity, intergroup relations, prejudice, discrimination, racism, immigration, and multiculturalism.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Sociology, or Psychology (2/22).