Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.
Explores how the social constructions of race and ethnicity shape U.S. society and examines structural inequalities and majority-minority group relations. Emphasizes explanations of forms of racism, ethnic and racial prejudice and discrimination; historical background; and forms of cultural resistance and common experiences of African Americans, Indian Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans and other marginalized racial and ethnic groups. Considers employment, housing, political, legal, educational, and familial and health consequences of unequal power. Discusses current policy debates and proposed solutions to inequalities.
Grading Basis
Course Attributes
This course satisfies LAT Req
Ethnic Studies
Social Science
SOC 20809252
Academic Group
College Parallel
Academic Organization
School of Arts & Sciences
Enrollment Requirements
NexGen Read 249+ or ACCP Read 65+ or ACT Read 15+ or Communications for Sector or Academic Reading 5/6 or College Reading Strategies or Intro to College Reading #10838105. Coursework requires a grade of C or higher to satisfy requirement.
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer