SOC 304 Ethnic Groups and Minorities

The study of race and ethnicity is complex and its role in our everyday lives is continuously evolving. Through an examination of the relationship between minority and majority populations, students will apply a sociological perspective to the study of race and ethnicity, prejudice and discrimination, racism, intergroup relations, cultural diversity, and public policy. Students will evaluate race as a social construct grounded in culture, place, and time, how it differs from ethnicity, and why these distinctions matter. Students will also find a forum for examining possible solutions to ongoing racial and ethnic inequities. With knowledge and an understanding of the historic and ongoing experiences of many races and ethnicities, students will have the tools to excel as successful global citizens.




PSY 101 or SOC 101