Race and Ethnic Relations

SOC-260 : Race and Ethnic Relations

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Social Services
Subject:
Social Services
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course examines the structure, functions, and conflicts associated with race and ethnic relations, and the interaction between minority and majority groups. Emphasis is placed on the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, class and religion and its impact on racial/ethnic identities. Historical and contemporary experiences of various racial/ethnic groups will be explored and various sociological perspectives will be applied. Race and ethnic relations will be explored from both the national (U.S.) and the global perspectives.