• Thematic Cluster: Race, Ethnicity, Immigration
  • Course for Minor: Criminology Minor - Required
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-reqs required: No
  • Course Frequency: Generally offered at least once per academic year
  • Pre Requisite Course(s):
  • 01:920:101 Introduction to Sociology
  • Course Notes / Requirements: The syllabus below is a sample syllabus. For up-to-date course information, please refer to the syllabus on your Canvas course site on the first day of class.
  • Syllabus: 20201-01-920-306-04.pdf

Course Description:

This course explores the history of race and ethnic relations in the United States. Students will be introduced to concepts and issues concerning historical and contemporary processes including: the social construction of race, ethnicity, prejudice, discrimination, assimilation, expulsion, and institutionalized discrimination. We will also address ways by which systemic racism can be addressed, personally and institutionally.