An examination of race, ethnicity, and racism from a sociological perspective to understand race as a socially-constructed phenomenon manifested in a wide range of social institutions. The course focuses on how race and racism impact contemporary social problems and public policy issues including immigration, affirmative action, education, media representation, and work. Students will learn to apply sociological analysis to understand current race-related events. This course has no specific prerequisites, but completion of an introductory Sociology course is recommended prior to enrollment.
Course Attributes: EN S; BU BA; AS SSC; AS SD I; FA SSC; AR SSC; AS SC