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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Sociology of Racial and Ethnic Groups (SOC 320)

Location: 

Jerusalem and other approved locations.

Length: 

Varies; self study format.

Dates: 

March 2016 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this proficiency examination, students will be able to: define such concepts as assimilation, pluralism, ascribed and achieved statuses, prejudice and discrimination; display basic knowledge of historical, socioeconomic, and political demographics of the United States; demonstrate critical thinking about different theories and perspectives pertaining to race, class, and gender; and apply sociological concepts to the analysis of race and ethnicity to personal and/or family experience.

Instruction: 

Instruction focuses on the status of racial, ethnic, and cultural minority groups from historical, economic, and political perspective. The exam is designed to expand knowledge of theory, research, and current events in regards to the relations of race, ethnicity, gender and class in the United States. The exam covers concepts relating to assimilation, pluralism, ascribed and achieved statuses, prejudice and discrimination and assess students’ critical thinking skills and knowledge of basic subject matter including: historical, socioeconomic, and political demographics of the United States, along with the various theories and perspectives pertaining to race, class, and gender. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Sociology, Social Science, or Behavioral Science (3/16). 

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