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SOCI306 - Race and Ethnicity

Course Details

Course Code: SOCI306 Course ID: 4329 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is a critical analysis of the structure of racism, stratification, hate violence, youth violence, poverty and human rights, stereotyping and ethnocentrism in the contemporary United States. Students examine the outstanding problems facing society and strategies for change, including an exploration of the ethics of intervention.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
03/30/20 - 09/04/20 09/07/20 - 11/01/20 Summer 2020 Session D 8 Week session
05/25/20 - 10/30/20 11/02/20 - 12/27/20 Fall 2020 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

At the conclusion of the course, students should be able to:

  • CO1: Explain how race and ethnicity are socially and politically constructed concepts
  • CO2: Compare and contrast concepts of assimilation, prejudice, racism and discrimination as meaningful ways of understanding and studying race & ethnic relations
  • CO3: Apply theoretically-informed, comparative and historical analyses of group dynamics and social structure to the study of race & ethnic relations
  • CO4: Discuss the institutions through which racial boundaries and hierarchies are produced and reproduced in the United States

Discussions:

Participation in classroom dialogue on threaded Discussions is required in some weeks of class. Instructions and specific grading rubrics are found under the Discussions tab in our classroom.

Assignments:
This course includes Assignments. Instructions and specific grading rubrics are found under the Assignments tab in our classroom.

Extra Credit:
Extra credit is not offered in this course.
Book Title: Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*
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Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.